The judge says there are special circumstances warranting a stay in trial.
N Sundra Rajoo wants his trial adjourned until the High Court rules whether he enjoys immunity from prosecution.
The judicial review application is being heard before a new judge, Mariana Yahya, following a Court of Appeal order in May.
Court of Appeal today allows N Sundra Rajoo’s leave application for judicial review and orders the matter to be heard before a new judge.
Judge Nordin Hassan says the attorney-general has unfettered discretion under the constitution over prosecution matters.
But N Sundra Rajoo, who pleaded not guilty, tells the court that he enjoys immunity from prosecution.
The Sessions Court rejects application for warrant of arrest but says N Sundra Rajoo has until tomorrow to appear in court after his no-show today.
N Sundra Rajoo says any charge against him would be a breach of international law.
Sundra Rajoo, in a judicial review application, claims he is entitled to immunity under an international treaty.
Lawyer Baljit Sidhu says Sundra Rajoo wants a thorough probe as the claims made by Hamid Sultan Abu Backer are serious.
The Malaysian Bar says this will give all implicated persons an opportunity to clear their names.
The senior lawyer replaces Sundra Rajoo who is being investigated by MACC.