Civil Law Act 1956 [Act 67]

Part I   cite [+]


1 Short title   cite [+]

This Act may be cited as the Civil Law Act 1956.

2 Interpretation   cite [+]

In this Act unless the context otherwise requires-

"Court" means any court in Malaysia of competent jurisdiction, and includes any Judge thereof whether sitting in court or in chambers;

"executor" means the executor or administrator of a deceased person, and includes, as regards any obligation, any person who takes possession of or intermeddles with the property of a deceased person;

"written law" in relation to any part of Malaysia means written law as defined in the law relating to interpretation in that part of Malaysia.

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