Tag: Hamid Sultan Abu Backer
K Balaguru says an RCI would not be able to probe individual members of the judiciary.
This comes three months after the prime minister announced that the Cabinet had given the go-ahead for the inquiry.
Tommy Thomas says issues related to the RCI should be addressed to the ministers concerned.
Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says it has been more than 50 days since Putrajaya said it would do so.
Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says the first option is to get the Malaysian Bar to act as intervener.
Haniff Khatri Abdulla says the sincere allegations of judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer should not be swept under the carpet and the government should not lose the opportunity to clean up the judiciary's image through a RCI.
Federal Court says the introduction of the affidavit by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer is not material in the appeal against Karpal Singh’s conviction.
Fuzi Harun berkata, polis sudah mengambil keterangan Ketua Pendaftar Mahkamah Persekutuan, Latifah Mohd Tahar berhubung dakwaan salah laku dalam badan kehakiman.
Jabatan Peguam Negara yang mewakili ketua hakim negara cuba memadamkan sebahagian kandungan dalam afidavit Hamid Sultan Abu Backer mendakwa berlaku campur tangan kehakiman.
The AGC, representing the chief justice, is seeking to remove parts of Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's affidavit claiming judicial interference.
Presiden PKR berkata, gabungan PH juga dapat sokongan kuat Melayu.
Tetapi, Hamid Sultan Abu Backer bertegas hanya akan memberi keterangan kepada RCI.
But Hamid Sultan Abu Backer insists he will only talk at the RCI.
The three senior lawyers say this will only make the proceedings drag on.
Khairul Amal Mahmud and Rafzan Ramli are among five former university students who were fined RM3,900 or three months jail each by a Magistrate’s Court in Kuala Lumpur.
It says Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s refusal to cooperate with MACC is an offence.
Perdana menteri dijangka mendedahkan lebih banyak maklumat mengenai suruhanjaya siasatan diraja tidak lama lagi.
Some say that, based on past RCIs, little can be achieved while others say such an inquiry may result in reforms to the judiciary.
Lawyer Baljit Sidhu says Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, who affirmed an explosive affidavit of judicial impropriety, is not above the law.
The Sabah Law Society says those implicated must be brought to book while the Advocates Association of Sarawak warns against members of the judiciary leading any RCI into the issue.
Timbalan Pengerusi Kausus Reformasi dan Urus Tadbir Dewan Rakyat, Lim Kit Siang berkata, RCI itu perlu bagi memelihara integriti dan kebebasan badan kehakiman negara.
Hamid Sultan Abu Backer cannot reveal anything now as it would implicate court registrars and other judges, says his counsel.
The former Bar president says the inquiry must 'dig deep' to prevent future misconduct.
N Sivananthan says Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer will have to disclose all information within his knowledge if the matter is investigated by MACC.
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