The case arose from a challenge against the Tribunal’s decision that allowed a purchaser’s claim for damages against the developer for alleged unauthorised variations to the specifications of an apartment unit under the sale and purchase agreement (SPA). The apartment unit was part of Country Garden Danga Bay’s project in Johor.
Court of appeal holds that Minister of Housing and Local Government is empowered to extend time for the delivery of vacant possession
The Court of Appeal ruled that the Minister of Housing and Local Government is empowered to modify a housing contract to extend the time period for a developer to deliver vacant possession of a housing parcel to a purchaser.
What then are the steps a developer can take in response to the difficulties it may face in meeting milestones, especially from restrictions imposed during the virus pandemic?