Effects of the amended Land Acquisition Act
BY Ernest Cheong The Land Acquisition Act (LAA) 1960 was passed by the (then) Malayan Parliament in 1960, only three years after our first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman declared independence for a new nation. During the intervening 20 years after the LAA was passed, not many high-rise and... Read more
Sunway REIT to buy land  in Penang   
  By Roznah Abdul Jabbar Sunway Real Investment Trust (Sunway REIT) has proposed to acquire a parcel of land in Seberang Jaya, Penang for the extension of the Sunway Carnival Shopping Mall. Sunway REIT Management Sdn Bhd (SRM), the manager of Sunway REIT, said that a 3.3-acre plot will... Read more
Land law updated but unclear
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar While some  have lauded the recent amendments on the Land Acquisition Act 1960 or Act 486, certain quarters within the industry have questioned the scope and adequacy of it. The amendment bill, which was debated by 22 members of Parliament (MP), was passed without any... Read more