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ROBINDER SINGH JAJ BIJIR SINGH v. JASMINDER KAUR BHAJAN SINGH
Federal Court, Putrajaya
Zabariah Mohd Yusof, Mary Lim Thiam Suan, Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal FCJJ
[Civil Appeal No: 02(i)-48-08-2023(N)]
9 February 2024
[2024] 3 MLRA 98

JUDGMENT

[1] The three questions of law for which leave to appeal was granted under s 96 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 [Act 91] revolve around the issue of whether cause papers, from petition to interlocutory applications and associated affidavits, filed under the Law Reform (Marriage & Divorce) Act 1976 [Act 164] read with the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 [DMPR] may be filed in the English Language without an accompanying translation in the National Language in view of Registrar's Circular No 5 of 1990 [Registrar's Circular]. The three questions of law are:

i. Whether petitions for judicial separation or divorce (matrimonial proceedings) filed pursuant to the provisions of the Law Reform (Marriage & Divorce) Act 1976 [Act 164] and the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 [DMPR] may be filed in the English Language only.

CASE HIGHLIGHTS

PRESS METAL SARAWAK SDN BHD v. ETIQA TAKAFUL BERHAD
Federal Court, Putrajaya
2016] 5 MLRA 529
[Civil Appeal No: 02(i)-27-04-2015(W)]
15 August 2016 [+]
TAN POOI YEE v. KETUA PENGARAH JABATAN PENDAFTARAN NEGARA
High Court Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
[2016] 5 MLRH 501
24NCVC-1306-08-2015
18 July 2016 [+]
ILANGOVAN KRISHNAN v. SHIYA SDN BHD
Industrial Court, Johor
[2016] 2 MELR 374
16/4-157/15
27 April 2016 [+]
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