Specific Relief Act

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

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Act 137
SPECIFIC RELIEF ACT 1950
Incorporating all amenaments up to 1 Januarv 2006
PUBLISHED BY
THE COMMISSIONER OF LAW REVISION, MALAYSIA
UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE REVISION OF LAWS ACT 1968
IN COLLABORATION WITH
PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD
2006
34 Laws of Malavsia ACT 137
Execution of, and appeal from, orders
47. Every order under this Chapter shall be executed and may
be appealed Irom, as iI it were a decree made in the exercise oI
the ordinary iurisdiction oI the High Court.
Costs
48. The costs oI all applications and orders under this Chapter
shall be in the discretion oI the Judge.
Bar to issue of mandamus
49. Neither the High Court nor any other court in Malaysia shall
hereaIter issue any writ oI mandamus.
PART III
PREVENTIVE RELIEF
CHAPTER IX
OF INJUNCTIONS GENERALLY
Preventive relief how granted
50. Preventive relieI is granted at the discretion oI the court by
iniunction, temporary or perpetual.
Temporary and perpetual injunctions
51. (1) Temporary iniunctions are such as are to continue until
a speciIied time, or until the Iurther order oI the court. They may
be granted at any period oI a suit, and are regulated by the law
relating to civil procedure.
(2) A perpetual iniunction can only be granted by the decree
made at the hearing and upon the merits oI the suit; the deIendant
is thereby perpetually enioined Irom the assertion oI a right, or
Irom the commission oI an act, which would be contrary to the
rights oI the plaintiII.

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