High Court in Malaysia declines to impose payment conditions for stay granted under section 10 of Arbitration Act 2005
28 April 2022
Lion Pacific Sdn Bhd v Pestech Technology Sdn Bhd  MLJU 1404
On 10 January 2022, the High Court of Malaya at Shah Alam delivered its judgment in Lion Pacific Sdn Bhd v Pestech Technology Sdn Bhd. The grounds of judgment make clear the boundaries of a conditional stay granted pursuant to section 10 of the Arbitration Act 2005. This decision demonstrates the strict approach adopted by Malaysian courts in the spirit of the Arbitration Act 2005 in deferring disputes to arbitration where an arbitration agreement exists.
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