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WHAT IS ORDER OF COMMITTAL ?
Enforcement of judgment by order of committal is rare in Malaysia.
Order of Committal is a method of enforcing judgment by obtaining an order that a person be committed to prison.
It is usually sought when the person has committed contempt of the Court such as disobedience of an order of the court.
However, in today's practice, it is very occasionally available to enforce an order for the payment of debt.
WHEN CAN ORDER OF COMMITTAL BE ENFORCED ?
Under the Subordinate Courts Rules 1980, Order 30, Rule 5 where :
then, subject to the provisions of these rules, the judgment or order may be enforced by one or more of the following means, that is to say
Order of committal may also be enforced where the above rules apply and where
is not being complied with.