(Malaysia) Unless a statute provides otherwise (expressly or by necessary implication), property can pass under a transaction which is illegal as a contract.
 UKPC 29
England and Wales
Cited – Patel v Mirza SC 20-Jul-2016
The claimant advanced funds to the respondent for him to invest in a bank of which the claimant had insider knowledge. In fact the defendant did not invest the funds, the knowledge was incorrect. The defendant however did not return the sums . .
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Updated: 09 May 2022; Ref: scu.445517