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Only judges decide on land acquisition compensation
LAND OWNERS SHOULD TAKE NOTE THAT ASSESSORS NO LONGER HAVE THE POWER TO DETERMINE THE COMPENSATION SUM A landmark ruling by the Federal Court has now made it clear that only constitutionally appointed judges can decide on compensation for land acquisitions. The Federal Court ruled last Friday that a... Read more
Shock and Awe over EOT numbers
DESPITE CONTRADICTING BASIC BUYER PROTECTIONS ESTABLISHED BY LAW, 304 EOTs HAVE ALREADY BEEN ISSUED BY Chris Prasad The Extension of Time (or EOT) provision is a highly contentious issue that has already made its way to the courts. EOTs are extensions granted to developers by the Controller of Housing... Read more
Strata Management Tribunal:  Scope, Jurisdiction and Powers
BY The National House Buyers Association You have the Consumer Tribunal under the Consumer Protection Act, then the Tribunal for Home-Buyers Claims under the Housing Development (Control & Licensing) Act and here is an easy, cheap and speedy path to justice that an aggrieved party may seek without having... Read more
EOT a tool against Abandoned Projects – Fact or Fallacy?
(Note: Below is an expanded perspective by HBA on the former KPKT minister’s statements defending the use and application of the EOT.) BY The National House Buyers Association The immediate past Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing & Local Government, YBhg Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan’s purported rationale for the... Read more
Landmark case in the making?
THE FIGHT FOR BUYERS’ RIGHTS JUST WENT UP A GEAR, THE OUTCOME AFFECTS ALL OF US BY Chris Prasad “Extension of Time”, or EOT, is fast becoming a profane term in the property industry, especially from the perspective of buyers who feel they have been robbed of their basic... Read more
HBA takes legal action against KPKT
BUYERS OF PALACE COURT SUFFERED A DELAY IN THE DELIVERY OF THEIR HOMES AND THE GRANTED E.O.T. WILL NOW EXTINGUISH THEIR COMPENSATION RIGHTS, SAYS HBA   BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar  The National House Buyers Association (HBA) has declared that it will be pursuing legal action against the Ministry of... Read more