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Judgment in Default of Appearance in Malaysia (setting aside)

 

Judgment in Default of Appearance in Malaysia

(i)            A Judgment in Default of Appearance in Malaysia or commonly referred to as Penghakiman Ingkar Kehadiran in Bahasa Malaysia is a judgment entered against the defendant after it was proved to the satisfaction of the Court that the Writ of Summons was served on the defendant but the defendant have failed to appear or file a notice of his appearance in Court within the permitted time.

(ii)          Assuming that someone had served you with a Judgment in Default of Appearance, the next step for you to do now is to set aside the judgment in default of appearance but the question would be how is it possible for you to do so and what is the laws governing in setting aside judgment in default of appearance in Malaysia.

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