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Planning case law and legal issues in abandoned housing projects in Malaysia

Md Dahlan, Nuarrual Hilal (2019) Planning case law and legal issues in abandoned housing projects in Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference on Education, Islamic Studies and Social Science Research and International Conference on Science and Technology (ICEISR & ICOST) 2019-Research Education: Opportunities and Challenges for Fourth Industrial Revolution, 2-3 September 2019, Hotel Madani, Medan, Indonesia.

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The private sector substantially spearheads the housing industry in Malaysia. While the Malaysian Government regulates the industry through laws, one of the laws is the Town and Country Planning Act 1976 (Act 172) ('TPCA'). Nevertheless, despite there are many housing policies and legal means to ensure housing success, there are still issues plaguing housing industry in Malaysia. For instance, one of the significant problems is the issue of abandoned housing projects. This paper focuses on planning law issues in abandoned housing projects. This paper aims to discuss this issue and suggest particular improvement in the planning law in dealing with abandoned housing projects. The research methodology used is qualitative and legal research methodologies. This paper finds that there are specific provisions under the TCPA and planning law that should be improved to protect the interests of the stakeholders.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: E978-967-14257-4-9 Organized by: Association of Malaysian Researchers and Social Services in collaboration with Universitas of Tjut Nyak Dhien, Medan, Indonesia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abandoned Housing Projects; Malaysia; Planning Law; Case Law; Legal Issues
Subjects: K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Divisions: School of International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2019 02:56
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2019 02:56
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/26436

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