The Annotated Specific Relief Act 1950


The Annotated Specific Relief Act 1950 provides invaluable section-by-section annotations to the Specific Relief Act 1950, throwing light on the application and interpretation of the provisions of the Act. It is written by a legal practitioner with broad experience encompassing litigation, brand enforcement and corporate advisory in Malaysia. The full text of the Act accompanies the high-quality annotations which are insightful, practical and authoritative, enabling a confident understanding of the workings of the Act.

The key terms and phrases in each section are explained by reference to local and foreign case law as well as academic writing. This publication facilitates quick and easy research with the inclusion of cross-reference from the provision being annotated to related provisions which work together with it. The annotations should prove to be very useful for lawyers, judges, court officers and law students.

Section-by-section commentary to the Act written in simple and straightforward style
Commentary supported by copious citation of case authorities
All defined terms are identified with direct cross-references to the provision where each definition is found
Clear page guides assist the user to locate a specific provision or Part of the Act quickly and efficiently
Supplemented by detailed index for easy access to the annotations.


LLB (Hons) (UWE), Barrister-at-Law (Inner Temple)
LLM (Masters in Intellectual Property), Manchester
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court (Malaya)

Author’s Portfolio.

James Au was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2010 and subsequently to the Malaysian Bar in 2012. James commenced his initial years of practice in several large and boutique firms in Kuala Lumpur before venturing out on his own and setting up Messrs Au & Partners. James’ practice encompasses litigation, brand enforcement and corporate advisory.

Jun 2020
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