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High Court: Liew Yuan Yin v Great Eastern Life Assurance Malaysia Berhad
Insurance - Agency Agreement - Termination - Forgery of insured's signature by agent

Insurance proposal form - Insured's hand not steady to sign the form - Form signed by insurance agent upon the request of the insured and his wife and with insured's full consent and knowledge - Insured dies before the issuance of the insurance policy - Insurance company finding breach of agency agreement in agent's action - Termination of agency

Whether agent's act amounts to forgery - Whether there is an element of fraud - Whether the act an offence under the Penal Code

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Source : High Court of Sabah and Sarawak website
Date of  Judgment : Friday, 30 September 2011
Original Title : Liew Yuan Yin v Great Eastern Life Assurance Malaysia Berhad
Suit No : Suit No. CSS 22-19 of 2009
Court : High Court of Sabah and Sarawak
Quorum : Y A Tuan Lee Heng Cheong, Judicial Commissioner
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