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Status tiga representasi Rosmah gugur 17 pertuduhan belum diterima

Sinar Harian | Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad berkata representasi dihantar ke AGC untuk menggugurkan 12 pertuduhan pengubahan wang haram lebih RM7 juta dan lima kes gagal mengisytiharkan pendapatan kepada LHDN. Amer berkata, pertuduhan dihadapi anak guamnya tidak berasas. Cara beberapa pertuduhan dirangka tidak menunjukkan butiran yang diiktiraf dalam undang-undang.

High Court declines to review MACC notices issued to Daim’s ‘associate’

Free Malaysia Today | The Penang High Court judge ruled that the notices, issued under section 36 of the MACC Act 2009, allowed the investigation agency to require the applicant to furnish information if it had reasonable grounds to believe that an offence had been committed. Lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, and Kee Shu Min appeared for the applicant.

Dua beranak dijel, denda RM240,000 seleweng LPG

Kosmo | Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad dan Joshua Tay memaklumkan Jabatan Peguam Negara telah mempertimbangkan dan mempersetujui representasi dikemukakan pihaknya. Berdasarkan representasi tersebut, hukuman penjara setiap pertuduhan bermula tarikh sabitan 19 September 2021 sebelum ini diketepikan dan digantikan dengan denda RM20,000 bagi setup pertuduhan.

Court to rule on June 25 if woman ‘linked’ to Daim can challenge MACC notices

Free Malaysia Today | A former lawyer is initiating judicial review proceedings to challenge three asset declaration notices issued to her by the MACC. Her lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad said the substantive complaint of his client, who denies any links to ex-Finance Minister Daim Zainuddin, should be heard as she is questioning the legality of the notices.

Lawyers lambast MACC for harassment while anti-graft body alleges wrongdoing

The Edge Malaysia | Human rights NGO Lawyers for Liberty has condemned the actions of the MACC in detaining a lawyer and questioning another for representing a client in court. The lawyer claimed that the MACC had gone to a magistrate to seek a remand extension, but his lawyer Amer Hamzah intervened for an earlier release.

Imigresen tarik balik perintah pengusiran terhadap ahli politik Bangladesh

Malaysiakini | MA Quayum yang diwakili peguam Edmund Bon menjadi pelarian di Malaysia sejak 2015 di bawah program Malaysia My Second Home. Bagaimanapun, pada 12 Jan lepas, dia ditahan dalam operasi bersama polis Malaysia dan Perisikan Keselamatan Negara Bangladesh di kediamannya di Ampang. Menurut salinan penghakiman persetujuan, pihak berkuasa Malaysia bersetuju membatalkan perintah bertarikh 24 Jan bagi penangkapan dan pengusiran Quayum.

Lawyer: MMC never legally designed to be independent from government

CodeBlue | At The Great Parallel Pathway Debate, lawyer New Sin Yew says the Malaysian Medical Council was never designed under the Medical Act 1971 to be independent of government control. He argued that section 8 shows that MOH has clear and effective control over MMC if it wants to, and these two bodies should be aligned.

Wan Saiful not involved in committees awarding Jana Wibawa contracts, says witness

The Edge Malaysia | When questioned by defence counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad, former senior director of the Public Works Department’s Contract and Material Measurement Division said that no one from the government committees had complained that Tasek Gelugor MP Wan Saiful Wan Jan had meddled with the process throughout the period when Nepturis Sdn Bhd was being considered for the Central Spine Road contract.

My life, safety at risk if deported — Bangladeshi politician

Malaysiakini | The refugee filed an affidavit in support of a civil court action to obtain a prohibition order against the Home Minister and others from deporting him. He claimed the Bangladeshi administration filed politically motivated cases against him and harassed his family. Counsel Edmund Bon said the judicial review leave application has been vacated to another date.

MOF directed Works Dept on Jana Wibawa contractor selection: Witness

Malaysiakini | A witness told the KL Sessions Court that the PWD received directives from the Finance Ministry in 2020 over proposed contractors for the Jana Wibawa programme. He was testifying on the selection of contractors for construction projects during the corruption and money laundering trial against Tasek Gelugor MP Wan Saiful Wan Jan. Counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad and Chetan Jethwani acted for Wan Saiful.

PSM duo file counterclaim in construction firms’ defamation suit

Free Malaysia Today | Two Parti Sosialis Malaysia leaders filed a counterclaim in a defamation suit brought by two companies against them for highlighting the story of migrant workers. They said the libel suit was filed to silence the migrant workers, because the companies were unable to coax, threaten, or pressure them from withdrawing their police reports and claims of unpaid wages.

Bon appointed to AICHR for the second time and will chair commission in 2025

Wisma Putra Facebook Page | Foreign Minister Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan met with newly appointed AICHR Representative Edmund Bon to discuss the importance of the role in advancing AICHR’s agenda and to explore potential initiatives to be taken under AICHR during ASEAN-Malaysia 2025.

Kematian pegawai kadet UPNM: Pihak pembelaan mohon hukuman penjara dikurangkan

Harian Metro | Peguam bela bagi dua tertuduh mencadangkan hukuman penjara dikurangkan kepada 12 tahun. Amer Hamzah Arshad berkata, terdapat kes lain di bawah seskyen 304(a) Kanun Keseksaan di mana pelaku dikenakan hukuman penjara kurang dari 18 tahun. Hakikatnya, dua anak guamnya membantu mendapatkan rawatan, ubat, dan makanan untuk mangsa susulan kejadian.

Man freed after death sentence commuted for murder of sis-in-law

Free Malaysia Today | The case was brought up under the Revision of the Sentence of Death and Imprisonment for Natural Life (Temporary Jurisdiction of the Federal Court) Act 2023, which permits review of sentencing for capital cases. Lawyer Edmund Bon asked for a prison term of 30 to 33 years for the convicted man, who had been in prison for nearly 24 years. Bon was assisted by Michael Cheah.

Status tiga representasi Rosmah gugur 17 pertuduhan belum diterima

Sinar Harian | Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad berkata representasi dihantar ke AGC untuk menggugurkan 12 pertuduhan pengubahan wang haram lebih RM7 juta dan lima kes gagal mengisytiharkan pendapatan kepada LHDN. Amer berkata, pertuduhan dihadapi anak guamnya tidak berasas. Cara beberapa pertuduhan dirangka tidak menunjukkan butiran yang diiktiraf dalam undang-undang.

High Court declines to review MACC notices issued to Daim’s ‘associate’

Free Malaysia Today | The Penang High Court judge ruled that the notices, issued under section 36 of the MACC Act 2009, allowed the investigation agency to require the applicant to furnish information if it had reasonable grounds to believe that an offence had been committed. Lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, and Kee Shu Min appeared for the applicant.

Dua beranak dijel, denda RM240,000 seleweng LPG

Kosmo | Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad dan Joshua Tay memaklumkan Jabatan Peguam Negara telah mempertimbangkan dan mempersetujui representasi dikemukakan pihaknya. Berdasarkan representasi tersebut, hukuman penjara setiap pertuduhan bermula tarikh sabitan 19 September 2021 sebelum ini diketepikan dan digantikan dengan denda RM20,000 bagi setup pertuduhan.

Court to rule on June 25 if woman ‘linked’ to Daim can challenge MACC notices

Free Malaysia Today | A former lawyer is initiating judicial review proceedings to challenge three asset declaration notices issued to her by the MACC. Her lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad said the substantive complaint of his client, who denies any links to ex-Finance Minister Daim Zainuddin, should be heard as she is questioning the legality of the notices.

Lawyers lambast MACC for harassment while anti-graft body alleges wrongdoing

The Edge Malaysia | Human rights NGO Lawyers for Liberty has condemned the actions of the MACC in detaining a lawyer and questioning another for representing a client in court. The lawyer claimed that the MACC had gone to a magistrate to seek a remand extension, but his lawyer Amer Hamzah intervened for an earlier release.

Imigresen tarik balik perintah pengusiran terhadap ahli politik Bangladesh

Malaysiakini | MA Quayum yang diwakili peguam Edmund Bon menjadi pelarian di Malaysia sejak 2015 di bawah program Malaysia My Second Home. Bagaimanapun, pada 12 Jan lepas, dia ditahan dalam operasi bersama polis Malaysia dan Perisikan Keselamatan Negara Bangladesh di kediamannya di Ampang. Menurut salinan penghakiman persetujuan, pihak berkuasa Malaysia bersetuju membatalkan perintah bertarikh 24 Jan bagi penangkapan dan pengusiran Quayum.

Lawyer: MMC never legally designed to be independent from government

CodeBlue | At The Great Parallel Pathway Debate, lawyer New Sin Yew says the Malaysian Medical Council was never designed under the Medical Act 1971 to be independent of government control. He argued that section 8 shows that MOH has clear and effective control over MMC if it wants to, and these two bodies should be aligned.

Wan Saiful not involved in committees awarding Jana Wibawa contracts, says witness

The Edge Malaysia | When questioned by defence counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad, former senior director of the Public Works Department’s Contract and Material Measurement Division said that no one from the government committees had complained that Tasek Gelugor MP Wan Saiful Wan Jan had meddled with the process throughout the period when Nepturis Sdn Bhd was being considered for the Central Spine Road contract.

My life, safety at risk if deported — Bangladeshi politician

Malaysiakini | The refugee filed an affidavit in support of a civil court action to obtain a prohibition order against the Home Minister and others from deporting him. He claimed the Bangladeshi administration filed politically motivated cases against him and harassed his family. Counsel Edmund Bon said the judicial review leave application has been vacated to another date.

MOF directed Works Dept on Jana Wibawa contractor selection: Witness

Malaysiakini | A witness told the KL Sessions Court that the PWD received directives from the Finance Ministry in 2020 over proposed contractors for the Jana Wibawa programme. He was testifying on the selection of contractors for construction projects during the corruption and money laundering trial against Tasek Gelugor MP Wan Saiful Wan Jan. Counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad and Chetan Jethwani acted for Wan Saiful.

PSM duo file counterclaim in construction firms’ defamation suit

Free Malaysia Today | Two Parti Sosialis Malaysia leaders filed a counterclaim in a defamation suit brought by two companies against them for highlighting the story of migrant workers. They said the libel suit was filed to silence the migrant workers, because the companies were unable to coax, threaten, or pressure them from withdrawing their police reports and claims of unpaid wages.

Bon appointed to AICHR for the second time and will chair commission in 2025

Wisma Putra Facebook Page | Foreign Minister Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan met with newly appointed AICHR Representative Edmund Bon to discuss the importance of the role in advancing AICHR’s agenda and to explore potential initiatives to be taken under AICHR during ASEAN-Malaysia 2025.

Kematian pegawai kadet UPNM: Pihak pembelaan mohon hukuman penjara dikurangkan

Harian Metro | Peguam bela bagi dua tertuduh mencadangkan hukuman penjara dikurangkan kepada 12 tahun. Amer Hamzah Arshad berkata, terdapat kes lain di bawah seskyen 304(a) Kanun Keseksaan di mana pelaku dikenakan hukuman penjara kurang dari 18 tahun. Hakikatnya, dua anak guamnya membantu mendapatkan rawatan, ubat, dan makanan untuk mangsa susulan kejadian.

Man freed after death sentence commuted for murder of sis-in-law

Free Malaysia Today | The case was brought up under the Revision of the Sentence of Death and Imprisonment for Natural Life (Temporary Jurisdiction of the Federal Court) Act 2023, which permits review of sentencing for capital cases. Lawyer Edmund Bon asked for a prison term of 30 to 33 years for the convicted man, who had been in prison for nearly 24 years. Bon was assisted by Michael Cheah.