Tag: 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.
Retired judge, lawyer say voters suffered a setback as courts were not prepared to hold EC accountable over redrawing of boundaries and procedural issues.
Any attempt to deny this fact is seditious and an attempt to overthrow the Federal Constitution, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Paragraph 1 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 gives judges the additional power to remedy a wrong, especially on fundamental rights enshrined in the Federal Constitution, says Sri Ram.
The five-man bench also rules it has no power to give effect to a provision in the 1962 Inter-Governmental Committee Malaysia Report to compel judges from the two states to sit in the Federal Court to hear appeals coming from these states.
Lawyer Gopal Sri Ram, appearing for A Santamil Selvi, has argued the merits of the case should be heard as there are numerous triable issues.
Bekas hakim dan peguam memberikan pandangan undang-undang mereka berkenaan kenyataan Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki di Parlimen semalam.
Freedom of religion includes freedom not to be part of any religion, and the state cannot compel every citizen to follow some religion, say an ex-judge and a lawyer.
Court of Appeal rules in favour of 3 legal firms, says any denial of money for services rendered is a violation of their livelihood under the Federal Constitution.