Tag: Gopal Sri Ram
Gopal Sri Ram berkata akta MKN mesti dimansuhkan atau dipinda semula untuk mematuhi perlembagaan jika kerajaan mahukan undang-undang sedemikian.
Gopal Sri Ram says the act must be repealed but can be redrafted to comply with the constitution if the government wants such a law.
Salah dan tidak berperlembagaan bagi sesiapa selain PM memanggil ketua hakim negara, presiden Mahkamah Rayuan atau mana-mana hakim, kata Gopal Sri Ram.
Unconstitutional and wrong for anyone other than PM to summon Chief Justice, Appeal Court president or any judge, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Otherwise the government would be heading for legal disaster if it has to bring charges against those who broke the law in the previous government while the AG is also Public Prosecutor, says former judge Gopal Sri Ram.
Gopal Sri Ram says the conduct of the prosecution during the murder trial could be questioned.
The EC is neither part of the executive nor the legislature and it should not receive legal advice from the Attorney-General's Chambers, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Kegagalan berbuat demikian beri gambaran mereka mahu menyusahkan kerajaan PH, kata Gopal Sri Ram.
These include Chief Justice Raus Sharif, former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram and former attorney-general Abdul Gani Patail.
Putrajaya must also look into revamping the justice system and workings of the Election Commission, says Gopal Sri Ram
Gopal Sri Ram says the constitution only requires that the prime minister have the support of the majority of MPs, and does not take into account which party has more MPs.
Citizens have the right to ask the EC to change the date as traditionally polling day is on a weekend, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Gopal Sri Ram says use of funds or facilities amounts to abuse of power and members of federal or state caretaker governments may be held criminally liable.
Param Cumaraswamy says their independence is suspect because they are awaiting confirmation to be elevated as High Court judges.
The appropriate remedy will be a declaration and injunction to restrain the prime minister from presenting the Election Commission’s report to the Dewan Rakyat, says Gopal Sri Ram.
A spate of retirements among Federal Court judges will open up an unprecedented six vacancies over the next nine months and these vacancies should be filled by promoting capable judges, say Gopal Sri Ram and Ragunath Kesavan.
We must now await a future Malaysian court to make the correction, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Gopal Sri Ram says courts must follow established principles and bending them would set a dangerous precedent.
Laws are in place to give judges the power to remedy an injustice in the case of seven Melaka voters and MPs against Election Commission, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Federal Court ruling on Indira Gandhi case makes it clear that no federal or state law can interfere with the power of judicial review, says Gopal Sri Ram.
It is possible for another apex court not to follow the pronouncement in Indira Gandhi's case and the safest course is to amend Article 12 (4) of the Federal Constitution to end such conversions, says Sri Ram.
Retired Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram says the judgment affirms several principles, including the doctrine that parliament cannot enact any law that interferes with the courts’ power of judicial review.
Gopal Sri Ram says the judiciary must urgently remedy the problem of late judgment delivery as the COA is the engine of the judicature.
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.