PH chairman says today's Parliament is dysfunctional, but that the opposition will change it for the better and ensure that appointments of senior civil servants are above board.
Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin cannot remain in office by being made additional judges as such appointments are intended to be temporary and for ad hoc matters, the Advocates Association of Sarawak says.
Gopal Sri Ram says Bar will be lacking in decorum and propriety by raising the matter in the presence of persons whose appointments are being challenged.
Ipoh Barat MP M Kulasegaran says the panel should consist of retired judges and that anything less will shatter public confidence in the judiciary.
The peninsula-based Malaysian Bar has already declared the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin 'blatantly unconstitutional'.
Appointments to top posts should require applicants to attend confirmation hearings before a panel under the Public Services Commission to hear testimonies from interested parties about the suitability of the candidate for the job.
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