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Smoking ban in public places cannot be challenged, High Court told

Senior federal counsel Shamsul Bolhassan says smokers can still smoke if they wish but they have to do it 3m away from any restaurant.

Huawei says US law denies it due process, judicial review

The litigation in Texas involves Huawei’s ability to sell equipment into the US market and is separate from the US government’s blacklisting of Huawei.

Govt to submit judicial review on Pulau Batu Puteh claim

Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya says the government is committed to the cause after Singapore was awarded ownership of the island in 2008.

Judicial review on smoking ban to be heard on Aug 22

Seven individuals are challenging the health ministry's decision to gazette all places in the country as non-smoking areas from Jan 1 this year.

Melaka Gateway developer takes govt to court over licence cancellation

The developer of the deep sea port and jetty says the new government is wrong to cancel the port operating licence given to it by the previous government.

DAP to challenge Sarawak assembly’s action against its rep

Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei will file a judicial review against the assembly for referring him to the Committee of Privileges.

Decision on Najib’s bid to challenge Sri Ram’s appointment on Wednesday

High Court judge Azizah Nawawi set the date in her chambers after hearing submissions from the parties involved.

Russian TV network seeks legal challenge over UK watchdog’s ruling

Russian TV network Russia Today is seeking a judicial review over Ofcom's ruling that it broke impartiality rules in news and current affairs programmes.

Group goes to court to stop ban on smoking at eateries

The group files for a judicial review, saying the ban is unreasonable as the government is still collecting taxes from the tobacco industry.

Voter goes to court to stop Port Dickson by-election

Rosmadi Mohd Kassim says resignation of incumbent MP is unconstitutional and against practice of parliamentary democracy.

Penang govt to slug it out with AGC over EC’s redelineation...

The Federal Court was informed that the Attorney-General's Chambers will represent the EC in a hearing on Oct 29.

‘No more blanket objections to leave applications in judicial review cases’

The AGC will not seek costs in the event that it succeeds in judicial review proceedings either, as it recognises the importance of developing public law, says Tommy Thomas.

Penang to pursue appeal against EC’s boundary redrawing

Lawyer Leong Cheok Keng says the state will continue with its legal challenge despite returning to power and being aligned with Putrajaya.

Pick senior Bar member as next chief justice, says lawyer

Haris Ibrahim says the present judges have failed to uphold their oath to restore judicial independence and defend the Federal Constitution.

Malaysiakini owner makes bid to strike out anti-fake news law

Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd says the law goes against the right of livelihood and freedom of speech and expression.

Umno members want Ku Nan hauled up for contempt of court

Their representative Salihudin Ahmad Khalid says the Umno secretary-general's statement that they had been sacked was an attempt to interfere in the course of justice.

Mahathir wants to recuse judge in suit to nullify forex RCI...

Lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdulla, representing Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says the judge had decided on an earlier RCI-related case and she should, therefore, not hear this suit.

PPBM to announce candidates list on Sunday

PPBM president Muhyiddin Yassin says all candidates have been chosen, except for a few seats in Selangor.

Redelineation report: MP withdraws injunction bid against Pandikar

Klang MP Charles Santiago filed a lawsuit against Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia before the redelineation report was tabled.

Selangor fails again in bid to challenge redelineation

The Court of Appeal recognises that the state is an aggrieved party but says the EC's proposal is not subject to judicial review.

Bersih: Court decision on Segamat army voters a blow to democracy

The NGO says the court should have considered all factors and given priority to the Federal Constitution as the decision opens the gates to electoral fraud.

Court on why Mahathir has no case to disqualify 2 top...

Justice Azizah Nawawi says there is no written law that PM Najib Razak has the duty to advise the king to revoke the appointments of the chief justice and Court of Appeal president.

Segamat voters fail again to remove army men from electoral roll

The High Court rules that the 48 Segamat voters cannot challenge the EC over its decision to include the army personnel and their spouses in the electoral roll as it has been gazetted.

Court allows PH to challenge RoS over registration delay

High Court grants leave to the opposition coalition to apply for judicial review against the Registrar of Societies' alleged inaction, and fixes March 15 for hearing.