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PH’s challenge over its registration fixed for March 1

Court papers were served earlier today on the Attorney-General's Chambers who would likely represent the Registrar of Societies, says lawyer Michelle Ng.

Penang govt fails again in bid to challenge EC’s boundary proposals

Court of Appeal affirms High Court decision to refuse leave for judicial review.

EC wins appeal to disallow inquiry into registration of army voters

High Court's decision to allow the complaint of 48 Segamat voters to be heard is wrong as the application for judicial leave was filed prematurely, says Court of Appeal.

Legal tussle of voters, MPs with EC comes to an end

'It is our opinion that the EC's recommendations are not amenable to judicial review,' says Chief Justice Raus Sharif.

Ex-Utusan journalist gets leave to challenge dismissal

Amran Ahmad wants High Court to review Industrial Court's decision that Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd was justified in sacking him.

Ex-judge: Any provision that denies judicial review is illegal

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.

Zaid turns to courts for remedy over ban of his book

The former minister said the prohibition order issued by home minister last month is unreasonable as book has been in circulation since October 2015.

Azmin cannot see A-G’s 1MDB report, court rules

High Court rules both Azmin Ali and PPBM member Zahid Md Arip have no legal right to ask for a declassification of the auditor-general’s report on 1MDB which was classified under the Official Secrets Act.

41 parents fail to become parties in ‘bin Abdullah’ case

Chief Justice Raus Sharif however allows them to become friends of the court in landmark case on whether Muslim children born out of wedlock can be given the surname of a person acknowledging himself as the father.

Ismail Sabri’s turtle egg suit unconstitutional, says Sabah lawyer

Marcel Jude Joseph says allowing suit in High Court of Malaya instead of in Sabah will set unhealthy precedent for future litigants and witnesses.

Voters go to court over addition of 949 soldiers, spouses, in...

The 49 applicants filed a judicial review after the Registrar of Electors threw out their plea to exclude the names of these new voters from the electoral roll.

Court dismisses opposition man’s bid to challenge CJ’s appointment

Justice Azizah Nawawi rules Amanah assistant secretary Abang Ahmad Kerdee Abang Masagus does not ‘cross the threshold requirement’ for the merit of his complaints to be heard.

Court can’t usurp Dewan Rakyat’s right to decide on redelineation

Court of Appeal judgment states constitutional protection given to 'both Houses of Parliament' on validity of proceedings cannot be questioned in any court.

Court to hear EC’s application to carry out inquiries in Selangor

This is in response to justice Azizul Azmi Adnan who had allowed state's application to maintain status quo pending outcome of its appeal in Court of Appeal.

Lawyer: Affected persons in forex losses can challenge RCI findings

Since the legal route by judicial review is too remote, they can file for declarations in the High Court, says Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al-Mahdzar.

Mahathir threatens legal action over incomplete RCI report

Legal team will demand that secretariat stop circulating current report until they include 495 pages supplied to them earlier, says lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla.

IRF takes book ban to court

The Islamic Renaissance Front has also filed a motion in the Federal Court to seek a declaration that a provision allowing Putrajaya to control undesirable publications is also unconstitutional.

Govt again objects to challenge to nullify CJ’s appointment

The legal papers were filed yesterday in response to Amanah's challenge to Raus Sharif’s position, but government lawyer Suzana Atan declines to reveal the grounds for the objection.

V K Lingam’s contempt case now fixed for Nov 14

The former lawyer was absent and there was no counsel to represent him, but government lawyer Alice Loke Ying Ching informed the bench that Lingam wanted his contempt trial, scheduled for today, to be adjourned.

Mahathir challenges legality of Zulkefli as Court of Appeal president

PH chairman wants court order to compel PM to advise the king to revoke Zulkefli Ahmad Makinuddin's appointment.

Defer taking judicial oath, lawyer urges Court of Appeal president

Dr Mahathir Mohamad's lawyer says Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin had better wait for a ruling on pending case against appointment of Chief Justice Raus Sharif.

Apex court to decide if voters can challenge gazetted electoral roll

Federal Court says the legal questions posed need further argument as they are of public importance.

Court to hear students’ grievances for disrupting 1MDB meeting

Leave for judicial review allowed as government lawyers did not object to the four students' application, says their counsel Lim Wei Jiet.

TTDI residents get leave to file judicial review over housing project

They want a court order to quash and stay the project's conditional planning permission and a development order granted by DBKL, among others.