Revisiting the Concept of Vacant Possession
Updated: May 16
On 7.10.2022, our Alden Yeoh presented the topic “Revisiting the Concept of Vacant Possession” at a webinar organised by the Malaysian Bar Conveyancing Practice Committee as Part 4 of the ongoing CPD Live and Conveyancing Pocket Series.
The following points were discussed:
The plain ordinary meaning of the term Vacant Possession
The definition(s) of Vacant Possession in caselaw
The “factual” and “legal” dimensions to Vacant Possession
Construing the intention of parties under the contract
How and when Vacant Possession is delivered
Can one refuse delivery of Vacant Possession
Implications of breach of an obligation to deliver Vacant Possession
After concluding the presentation, the participants in attendance had the opportunity to pose questions and to seek the speaker’s views on issues relating to Vacant Possession.
We would like to thank the Malaysian Bar Conveyancing Practice Committee and the Malaysian Bar Secretariat for the invitation to present on this topic.