Sabah Land Ordinance  

Sabah Limitation Ordinance

ISBN 978-983-3519-24-8
Author: Nasser Hamid
Binding: Softcover / 392 pages
Publication Price: MYR 250.00
The law is stated as of June 15, 2010

The law on limitation in the State of Sabah is governed by the Sabah Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72) which was declared to be Federal Law (LN 199/65). Section 3 of the Sabah Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72) provides that suits instituted after the period of limitation are to be dismissed. Section 3 reads: Subject to sections 4 to 24, every suit instituted after the period of limitation prescribed therefore by the Schedule shall be dismissed: Provided that limitation has been set up as a defence. It is to be noted that the specific periods of limitation are to be found in the Schedule to the Ordinance.

SABAH LIMITATION ORDINANCE provides access to all reported and Several unreported decisions on the Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72). The Full Judgments of all such decisions are provided in the CASEBOOK section of the publication. SABAH LIMITATION ORDINANCE being the only publication on the Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72) is an indispensible research tool that permits the reader to search the Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72) under various subject classifications under the CITATOR SEARCH. Research into decisions pertaining to the Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72) is also possible by way of STATUTE SEARCH, that is, the reported cases can be accessed by way of the specific statutory provisions of the Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72). The cases reflect the approach of Malaysian Courts in determining which provisions of the Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72) are applicable in various fact situations.

Sabah Limitation Ordinance is divided into the following sections:


  • Citator
  • Statute Search
  • Casebook
  • Words & Phrases
  • Limitation Ordinance (Cap 72)