Tag: Federal Court
PKR president Anwar Ibrahim had filed a suit in 2016, claiming the implementation of the National Security Council Act was unconstitutional and void.
They say an accused has the right to exhaust legal issues up to the Federal Court before trial begins.
A retired Federal Court judge and two lawyers tell why it is important for the chief justice to ensure that all members of a Federal Court bench who hear a case also be present to deliver the ruling.
Lawyer Leong Cheok Keng says the state feels that the matter is now academic, but is prepared to take up the issue at another time.
Aggrieved parties will be denied access to justice if members of the executive are above the law, says lawyer.
The Shariah Advisory Council's role is lawful as Parliament can delegate its power to any branch of the executive, says judge Azahar Mohamed
The lawyer says the ex-PM should have been charged again in the Sessions Court after the attorney-general withdrew his transfer certificate.
His case came to an end after the Federal Court refused to give an extension of time to file a leave application over a Court of Appeal ruling.
Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al Mahdzar says this raised awareness among the lower courts, public, and legal profession of the defences available to those charged with sedition.
Tommy Thomas says two articles written by Arun Kasi that appeared on the Aliran website were an attack on the judiciary.
Arun’s counsel S Chandran says key constitutional issues like freedom of speech will be raised to revoke the application.
The Federal Court, comprising nine judges for the first time, will decide if a provision in a drug law that enables the prosecution to get an easy conviction is constitutional.
Apex court judges must come with unquestionable integrity and race should not be a consideration, say lawyers commenting on the impending retirement of several judges this year.
Arun Kasi maintains that his comments published in an online portal on a Federal Court proceeding are 'constructive criticism'.
Lawyers say this is because the Federal Court has to first decide on the question of the withdrawal of a certificate of transfer to move Najib’s case to the High Court.
Deputy public prosecutor Budiman Lutfi Mohamed says the prosecution decided to file legal papers to challenge the Court of Appeal ruling a day after the decision.
This is to allow the Court of Appeal to first rule on another appeal by Pua following the withdrawal of a defamation suit against him by the former prime minister.
Judgment nullified due to 'coram failure', appeal to be reheard before a new bench.
The decision prompted their parents to withdraw their appeal at the Federal Court today.
Court says the president of an activist group called the Anti-Cyanide Group had merely read out the survey results and expressed the concerns of the residents.
We will raise all factual and legal points for appraisal by the Federal Court, says lawyer Ramkarpal Singh.
Court rules that the constitutional issue pertaining to Sosma is now academic.
Law minister VK Liew turns down Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah's proposal for a court to hear rights and legislation issues connected to the constitution.
Bar president George Varughese says the 6-member apex court bench missed the opportunity to consider 4 questions raised.