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Court grants Johor voter permission to challenge EC, govt

Malaysiakini | Counsel New Sin Yew confirmed that the KL High Court allowed a legal challenge against the EC’s decision to bar a quarantined voter from voting. Beatrice Chin also represented the applicant. Article 119 of the Federal Constitution, the Election Act 1958, and the Elections (Conduct of Elections) Regulations 1981 provide the right to vote; permission from the district health officer is not provided for.

Rejected Johor voter sues Election Commission with electoral reform group Bersih’s help

Malay Mail | A Johor voter filed a suit against the government for preventing him from voting in the March Johor state elections. Beatrice Chin said that the EC should have taken proactive measures to conduct elections during the pandemic while ensuring that voters rights are not affected. Under election laws, the EC has no grounds to deny voters rights due to quarantine regulations.

Man who killed father-in-law gets 17 years’ jail, another acquitted

Free Malaysia Today | Judge Nazlan Mohd Ghazali acquitted unemployed Said A. Zamzani of murder as the defence had created a doubt in the prosecution’s case — it was relevant to consider Said’s mental condition. Lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, Beatrice Chin, and Lee Yee Woei represented Said.

Basikal lajak: A sad, long case for all

BFM | Beatrice Chin spoke to BFM about the legal process ahead in the “basikal lajak” case where a driver was convicted for causing the death of cyclists despite being previously acquitted on two occasions.

Pembabitan anak jutawan sertai MUDA curi tumpuan

Malaysiakini | Penglibatan anak jutawan Dian Lee dalam MUDA telah mencetuskan perdebatan di media sosial. Setiausaha Agung MUDA Amira Aisya membalas, “Lazimnya, saya kagum terhadap mereka yang berkebolehan dalam MUDA tanpa ambil kira latar belakang mereka. Dian, Dr Thanussha, Afiqah Zulkifli, Beatrice Chin, Cikgu Ayu, dan ramai lagi wanita berkebolehan dalam MUDA. Saya bangga dapat bersama mereka.”

Divided views over tycoon’s daughter’s involvement in MUDA

Malaysiakini | In response to criticism over the membership of Dian Lee, daughter of property tycoon Lee Kim Yew, in newly-formed youth-based political party MUDA, Secretary-General Amira Aisya Abd Aziz expressed her pride in working alongside all the capable women in the party, including Dian Lee, Dr Thanussha, Afiqah Zulkifli, Beatrice Chin, and Cikgu Ayu.

Najib’s alleged adviser to file a defamation suit against Syed Saddiq

Malaysiakini | Lawyer Beatrice Chin confirmed that she had written to Habibul Rahman Kadir Shah’s lawyers to inform them of Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman’s refusal to accede to the demands in their legal letter. Habibul demanded an apology and damages from Syed Saddiq over his allegations of a conspiracy to weaken BERSATU.

Undi18: Youths win leave for judicial review of EC’s decision to delay lowering voting age

Malay Mail | The High Court judge held that the respondents — the PM, the Malaysian government and the EC — are categorised as public authorities; their decisions are amenable or subject to review by the courts. He also agreed that the 18 Malaysian youths have been adversely affected by the respondents’ decision not to enforce the lower voting age by July 2021. New Sin Yew and Beatrice Chin, together with five other lawyers, represented the youths.

Kisah seorang pekerja pembersihan menang kes terhadap PERKESO di mahkamah

Sosialis | Mahkamah Tinggi menolak keputusan Jemaah Rayuan PERKESO, yang mengklasifikasikan tuntutan Valarmathy sebagai bukan bencana kerja, berdasarkan ujian kemunasabahan. PSM mengucapkan terima kasih kepada barisan peguam, New Sin Yew, Vivian Kuan dan Beatrice Chin kerana mengendalikan kes ini secara pro bono.

Pekerja pembersihan sekolah menang kes lawan PERKESO di mahkamah

Sosialis | Keputusan ini amat bermakna dan akan membantu pekerja lain untuk mendapatkan faedah skim bencana pekerjaan sekiranya menghadapi situasi yang serupa. Pekerja pembersihan sekolah, Valarmathy, diwakili oleh Vivian Kuan, Beatrice Chin dan New Sin Yew.

Court grants Johor voter permission to challenge EC, govt

Malaysiakini | Counsel New Sin Yew confirmed that the KL High Court allowed a legal challenge against the EC’s decision to bar a quarantined voter from voting. Beatrice Chin also represented the applicant. Article 119 of the Federal Constitution, the Election Act 1958, and the Elections (Conduct of Elections) Regulations 1981 provide the right to vote; permission from the district health officer is not provided for.

Rejected Johor voter sues Election Commission with electoral reform group Bersih’s help

Malay Mail | A Johor voter filed a suit against the government for preventing him from voting in the March Johor state elections. Beatrice Chin said that the EC should have taken proactive measures to conduct elections during the pandemic while ensuring that voters rights are not affected. Under election laws, the EC has no grounds to deny voters rights due to quarantine regulations.

Man who killed father-in-law gets 17 years’ jail, another acquitted

Free Malaysia Today | Judge Nazlan Mohd Ghazali acquitted unemployed Said A. Zamzani of murder as the defence had created a doubt in the prosecution’s case — it was relevant to consider Said’s mental condition. Lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, Beatrice Chin, and Lee Yee Woei represented Said.

Basikal lajak: A sad, long case for all

BFM | Beatrice Chin spoke to BFM about the legal process ahead in the “basikal lajak” case where a driver was convicted for causing the death of cyclists despite being previously acquitted on two occasions.

Pembabitan anak jutawan sertai MUDA curi tumpuan

Malaysiakini | Penglibatan anak jutawan Dian Lee dalam MUDA telah mencetuskan perdebatan di media sosial. Setiausaha Agung MUDA Amira Aisya membalas, “Lazimnya, saya kagum terhadap mereka yang berkebolehan dalam MUDA tanpa ambil kira latar belakang mereka. Dian, Dr Thanussha, Afiqah Zulkifli, Beatrice Chin, Cikgu Ayu, dan ramai lagi wanita berkebolehan dalam MUDA. Saya bangga dapat bersama mereka.”

Divided views over tycoon’s daughter’s involvement in MUDA

Malaysiakini | In response to criticism over the membership of Dian Lee, daughter of property tycoon Lee Kim Yew, in newly-formed youth-based political party MUDA, Secretary-General Amira Aisya Abd Aziz expressed her pride in working alongside all the capable women in the party, including Dian Lee, Dr Thanussha, Afiqah Zulkifli, Beatrice Chin, and Cikgu Ayu.

Najib’s alleged adviser to file a defamation suit against Syed Saddiq

Malaysiakini | Lawyer Beatrice Chin confirmed that she had written to Habibul Rahman Kadir Shah’s lawyers to inform them of Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman’s refusal to accede to the demands in their legal letter. Habibul demanded an apology and damages from Syed Saddiq over his allegations of a conspiracy to weaken BERSATU.

Undi18: Youths win leave for judicial review of EC’s decision to delay lowering voting age

Malay Mail | The High Court judge held that the respondents — the PM, the Malaysian government and the EC — are categorised as public authorities; their decisions are amenable or subject to review by the courts. He also agreed that the 18 Malaysian youths have been adversely affected by the respondents’ decision not to enforce the lower voting age by July 2021. New Sin Yew and Beatrice Chin, together with five other lawyers, represented the youths.

Kisah seorang pekerja pembersihan menang kes terhadap PERKESO di mahkamah

Sosialis | Mahkamah Tinggi menolak keputusan Jemaah Rayuan PERKESO, yang mengklasifikasikan tuntutan Valarmathy sebagai bukan bencana kerja, berdasarkan ujian kemunasabahan. PSM mengucapkan terima kasih kepada barisan peguam, New Sin Yew, Vivian Kuan dan Beatrice Chin kerana mengendalikan kes ini secara pro bono.

Pekerja pembersihan sekolah menang kes lawan PERKESO di mahkamah

Sosialis | Keputusan ini amat bermakna dan akan membantu pekerja lain untuk mendapatkan faedah skim bencana pekerjaan sekiranya menghadapi situasi yang serupa. Pekerja pembersihan sekolah, Valarmathy, diwakili oleh Vivian Kuan, Beatrice Chin dan New Sin Yew.