Landlord and Tenant
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What is the law relating to the control of rent in West (Peninsular) Malaysia?
The Control of Rent Act 1966 (the Act). It is a short statute consisting of only 12 sections and is intended to be a piece of legislation aimed at de-controlling all the rent-controlled premises...
Why is the Control of Rent Act 1966 being repealed? Why is Control of Rent (Repeal) Act 1997 being introduced?
The explanatory statement in the relevant Bill of Parliament gives the following reasons: With the passage of time, the Act, which was originally enacted in 1966 to regulate and control the rental...
What is the effective rental value after 1st January 2000 under the Control of Rent (Repeal) Act 1997?
If the tenant wishes to remain in occupation of the premises after the expiry of such transitional period, then he is to pay a rental at the market value. The amount of rental payable by the...
What are rent-controlled premises?
Generally, Rent-controlled premises(or Controlled premises as described in the Control of Rent Act 1966) refer to those buildings completed before 1 February 1948 [s. 4(2) of the Act]. These...
What are the rights of landlords in recovery of possession after the expiration of transitional period (s.11) under the Control of Rent (Repeal) Act 1997?
All tenancies deemed to have been entered into between the landlords and tenants (September 1997-1999) had ceased to be in force. The landlords shall then have the right to vacant possession of...
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