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KENGADHARAN RAMASAMY v. MENTERI KEWANGAN MALAYSIA & ANOR
Court of Appeal, Putrajaya
Yaacob Md Sam, Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali, Azman Abdullah JJCA
[Civil Appeal No: W-01(A)-157-03-2020]
10 April 2023
[2023] 4 MLRA 1

JUDGMENT

Azman Abdullah JCA:

Introduction

[1] This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court dated 27 February 2020 in respect of the constitutionality of the Departure Levy Act 2019 [Act 813] and Departure Levy (Rate of Departure Levy) Order 2019 (PU(A) 213 Order) on the ground that it contravenes the constitutional right guaranteed by art 5(1) of the Federal Constitution to travel abroad.

[2] We heard the appeal on 4 January 2023 and the appeal was adjourned for decision. We delivered the decision on 14 March 2023. Having duly considered the appeal records and submissions of the respective counsel, we had unanimously dismissed the appeal of the Appellant. These are the reasons for our decisions.

[3] For ease of reference, parties will be referred to as they were in the proceedings before the High Court.

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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