CASE HIGHTLIGHTS

CHEAH AEI LING v. HKS INFRA & EARTHWORK SDN BHD
HIGH COURT MALAYA, KUALA LUMPUR
NADZARIN WOK NORDIN JC
[COMPANIES WINDING UP NO: WA-28NCC-31-01-2021]
15 MARCH 2021

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Jurisdiction – High Court – Respondent’s application to set aside the Petitioner’s winding-up Petition – Whether an abuse of process – Factors to consider – Effect of

COMPANIES AND CORPORATIONS: Winding-up – Advertisement of Petition – Whether there had been bad faith on the Petitioner’s part in bringing the Petition – Factors to consider – Evidence adduced – Effect of – Whether the Petition had been advertised in compliance with the rules – Effect of – Whether the defect had been curable – Companies (Winding-Up) Rules 1972, rr. 24 and 194

COMPANIES AND CORPORATIONS: Winding-up – Disputed debts – Respondent disputing the Award and compensation – Whether the Petitioner had been a creditor under the Companies Act 2016 – Factors to consider – Evidence adduced – Effect of

COMPANIES AND CORPORATIONS: Winding-up – Inability to pay debts – Respondent disputing the Award and filing a judicial review application against it – Whether the Respondent had been unable to pay its debts – Factors to consider – Evidence adduced – Effect of – Whether the Petition had been premature and bad in law

COMPANIES AND CORPORATIONS: Winding-up – Locus standi – Whether the Petitioner had had the locus standi to commence the Petition based on the strength of the Award – Factors to consider – Evidence adduced – Effect of

COMPANIES AND CORPORATIONS: Winding-up – Respondent’s application to set aside the Winding-up Petition – Whether it ought to be allowed – Factors to consider – Evidence adduced – Effect of – Whether the Petition had been ‘obviously unsustainable’ in the circumstances

LABOUR LAW: Industrial Court – Award – When enforceable – Factors to consider – Effect of – Steps that need to be taken to make it enforceable – Whether the Petitioner’s Award here had been enforceable – Industrial Relations Act 1967, s. 56


KESATUAN KEBANGSAAN PEKERJA-PEKERJA HOTEL, BAR DAN RESTORAN SEMENANJUNG MALAYSIA lwn. RAMADA PLAZA MELAKA (MTB REALTY SDN BHD)
MAHKAMAH PERUSAHAAN, KUALA LUMPUR
RASIDAH CHIK
PANEL PEKERJA: RAJAMORGANAN NARUNAN
PANEL MAJIKAN: ROHIZAT BAHARUM
AWARD NO. 1137 TAHUN 2021 [NO. KES: 1/1-1026/20]
31 MEI 2021

KETIDAKPATUHAN: Award – Award No. 1628 tahun 2019 gagal dipatuhi oleh pihak hotel – Sama ada terdapat keadaan khas yang tidak mewajibkannya mematuhi Award tersebut – Kewujudan keadaan khas gagal diplidkan oleh pihak hotel – Kesannya – Sama ada alasan tersebut dapat diterima – Faktor-faktor yang harus diambil kira – Keterangan yang dikemukakan – Kesannya – Sama ada permohonan kesatuan harus dibenarkan – Akta Perhubungan Perusahaan 1967, s. 56(1)

KETIDAKPATUHAN: Perjanjian Kolektif – Sama ada pihak hotel telah gagal mematuhi art. 11 Perjanjian Kolektif tersebut berkenaan dengan pembayaran bonus pro-rata kepada semua pekerjanya – Faktor-faktor yang harus diambil kira – Keterangan yang dikemukakan – Kesannya – Pihak hotel memberhentikan semua pekerja-pekerjanya sewaktu PKP kerana mengalami kesan negatif kepada perniagaannya – Kesannya – Sama ada permohonan kesatuan harus dibenarkan – Akta Perhubungan Perusahaan 1967, s. 56(1)