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Being in shock is not good, ex-AG tells MACC

The statement gives the impression that Tommy Thomas and the anti-graft body were not working together.

1MDB probe: Stick to the law in getting evidence overseas, MACC...

Ex-AG Abu Talib Othman reminds the anti-graft agency of the 2007 Federal Court ruling which rejected such evidence because procedures were not followed.

Siasatan 1MDB mungkin ambil lebih 100 hari

Jawatankuasa itu sudah adakan pertemuan dengan pegawai Kementerian Kewangan, Jabatan Audit Negara dan Suruhanjaya Sekuriti untuk membincangkan perkara itu dan bertukar pandangan.

Committee on 1MDB to outline terms of reference, says ex-AG

The four-member committee will submit its proposal to the Council of Elders for approval before beginning its task, says Abu Talib Othman.

Bekas peguam negara ketuai jawatankuasa berhubung 1MDB

Majlis itu berkata selagi isu 1MDB tidak diselesaikan, akan wujud persoalan menjejaskan keyakinan rakyat ke atas kerajaan dan institusinya

‘Krisis kehakiman? Mana ada krisis’, kata bekas peguam negara

Abu Talib Othman berkata krisis hanyalah dalam kalangan para hakim yang terlalu berkuasa, dan istilah 'krisis kehakiman' kata ciptaan para peguam.

Ex-AG: What judicial crisis? No such crisis in 1988

Abu Talib Othman says the only crisis then was among the judges who had too much power, and that the term ‘judicial crisis’ was coined by the lawyers.

No need for RCI into Memali, says former AG

He says police must come forward with truth behind 1985 Memali incident.

Bekas peguam negara pertahan Dr M tak pecat Salleh Abas

Abu Talib Othman berkata, Dr Mahathir sekadar mematuhi perintah Yang di-Pertuan Agong ke-8, Sultan Iskandar Sultan Ismail.

Bekas peguam negara jawab Dr Mahathir esok

Ia susulan tuduhan beliau menggunakan nama bekas PM itu untuk memecat ketua hakim negara pada 1988.

Mahathir: Salleh Abas episode not my doing, AG used my name

The former PM says he is prepared to take an oath on the Quran, and repeats a claim linking the then lord president's removal to renovation works at the Johor sultan's KL residence.

MACC must conduct probes discreetly, say former AG, lawyer

Naming and shaming suspects before prosecution go against the legal maxim that one is presumed innocent until proven guilty, they say.

Ex-AG: Not true that I ran to PM after losing cases

Abu Talib Othman says his legal advice to the government to introduce laws was in the interests of the nation and people.

Removal of judicial power: Don’t blame me, says Dr Mahathir

Former prime minister refutes allegation by retired judge that he was behind the move to remove the judicial power of the courts in 1988.

Practise democracy to ensure separation of powers, says Mahathir

The PPBM chairman says the executive branch of government should not obey the directives of the legislator if told to implement illegal acts.

Sri Ram blames Mahathir, ex-AG for removing judicial power

Retired judge tells forum Federal Constitution was amended in 1988 after former AG Abu Talib Othman allegedly complained that judges interfered in his work.

Cabar lanjut tempoh hakim tidak akan berjaya, kata bekas peguam negara

Mahkamah tidak akan ganggu pelantikan itu kerana kerajaan mengumumkan pelantikan selaras Perlembagaan Persekutuan, kata Abu Talib Othman.

Challenge on judges’ extension unlikely to succeed, says ex-AG

Court will not disturb the appointments as the government has declared them in line with the Federal Constitution, says Abu Talib Othman.

Bekas peguam negara: DoJ tidak perlu rujuk Malaysia

Abu Talib Othman berkata siasatan DoJ hanya mengenai penggunaan sistem kewangannya untuk memperoleh aset dari dana yang diperoleh secara haram.

Ex-AG: DoJ action independent, no need to consult Malaysia

Former attorney-general Abu Talib Othman says DoJ's investigation only concerns the use of its financial system to acquire assets from funds illegally acquired.

Former AG: Putrajaya can acquire state territories by law

Abu Talib Othman says that provisions in the constitution however must be met, including getting the consent of the affected state government.

Siasat ahli politik hidup mewah, kata bekas peguam negara

Tidak adil menyerang integriti penjawat awam tetapi terlepas pandang gaya hidup ahli politik yang mewah, kata bekas peguam negara.

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