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“Liable jointly and severally” – what is the implication?

If you have obtained a judgment in your favour against several judgment debtors but there is no mention in the judgment that they are liable jointly and severally for the judgment sum, what is your right against the debtors when it comes to enforcement of the judgment? This was the issue canvassed before the Federal Court in Lembaga Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja v Edwin Cassian Nagappan.

Court of Appeal sets aside decision in US embassy employee dismissal case

In The United States of America v Menteri Sumber Manusia Malaysia, the high court judge ruled in favour of the United States (for further details please see “Embassy dismisses employee: exercise of jure imperii or act of jure gestionis?”). However, this decision has now been set aside by the Court of Appeal.