Tag: Federal Court
Federal Court ruling in native customary rights case shows the need for judges who have Bornean experience, says Yogeswaran Subramaniam.
It maintains that only the Federal Court has the jurisdiction to settle a dispute when it involves two sovereign authorities.
See Chee How says they’ll have to wait for another panel of the Federal Court to give a bolder decision on the issue of native customary land rights.
A good judge must understand the lives of ordinary people and have a deep cultural understanding of the various communities.
The Federal Court in a 4-1 majority decision says there is no basis for a new panel to review the earlier decision.
Federal Court also orders government to pay RM5,000 in costs.
The government applies for leave to appeal against the decision to reinstate it as a defendant.
Sarawak Speaker Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar says they provided 19 reasons why the Federal Court should grant them leave to appeal against the decision.
Federal Court sets aside judgment by another court because the judge who had written the majority decision had already resigned when the decision was read.
The bank says the Federal Court did not rule that it was guilty of union-busting or that it had broken any law.
The banking union’s lawyer says the landmark ruling by the Federal Court applies to all sectors and employees' right to unionise.
The Federal Court will decide whether the then Penang chief minister can sue in his official capacity.
Federal Court dismisses the appeal by Warisan candidate against the victory of Yamani Hafez Musa, the son of former chief minister Musa Aman.
The Port Dickson MP wants the Federal Court to decide whether the NSC Act is unconstitutional.
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.