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Court rejects appeal to review EC’s redelineation exercise

Three-man Court of Appeal bench says it is bound by a Federal Court ruling that the EC's recommendations in such an exercise has no legal effect.

Dr Mahathir’s suit to remove 2 RCI members fixed for next...

An early hearing date has been given as the RCI is scheduled to start its proceedings on Aug 21, says lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla.

Mahathir strikes through court to remove 2 from RCI

Former PM says there is element of bias as Mohd Sidek Hassan and Saw Choo Bon were also part of a task force that conducted a preliminary probe into forex losses.

Dr Mahathir challenges legality of Raus as CJ

Former prime minister wants a court order to compel PM Najib Razak to advise the king to revoke Raus Sharif's appointments as additional judge and chief justice.

MACC’s notice to lawyers is valid, rules Federal Court

The law enforcement agency cannot carry out investigations if its work is subject to a challenge by way of judicial review, says Justice Abu Samah Nordin, in overturning an earlier court decision.

Court orders trial over unpaid salary to late doctor

Not all cases affecting a public authority must be heard by way of a judicial review application, says Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

DAP: Destroyed electoral rolls will help case against EC

Serdang MP Ong Kian Ming says Selangor govt's case against EC for allegedly defective electoral rolls in redelineation case will be strengthed with EC's admission.

Lawyer: DAP has legal option to challenge RoS directive

The party could also ask for stay order from the court to suspend the RoS instruction once leave for judicial review is obtained, says R Kengadharan.

EC boundary move: Court allows trio’s appeal for judicial review

Court of Appeal orders leave application filed by Batang Kali and Kuala Kubu Baru voters to be heard as it was filed within the 90-day limitation period.

Gobind: PM’s aide wrong, DAP’s status with RoS cleared

He says Tengku Sariffuddin should take advice from RoS’ lawyers before suggesting DAP’s registration is at risk of being revoked.

Putrajaya to file expert opinion that ‘Allah’ exclusive to Muslims

Court rules report must be filed by July 14 in response to Sarawakian Jill Ireland's suit on her religious right to use the word in religious education.

Court rejects Hizbut Tahrir Malaysia’s bid to be lawful society

The home minister's decision to reject the registration application is not irrational as the Selangor Fatwa Committee has ruled that HTM’s Islamic teachings are deviant, says High Court.

Court: Sacked civil servants can file judicial review or writ

However, the Court of Appeal says the mode of action will depend on the facts and circumstances of each case.

Religious authorities not fighting appeals court’s ZI Publications ruling

High Court judge will proceed to hear the judicial review application of ZI Publications Sdn Bhd and its director Mohd Ezra Mohd Zaid on Aug 28, says lawyer.

Court rules DBKL can be challenged over parking agent

However, court disallows application by Teresa Kok and consumer group to challenge increase in parking fees as it falls under KL mayor's right to set policies.

Court throws out DAP MPs’ bid to challenge new EC map

Judge says two MPs who filed 'frivolous' application should appear before Election Commission during second local enquiry to raise their grievances.

Court orders publisher’s judicial review to be heard before new judge

Court of Appeal says High Court judge erred in allowing a preliminary objection in the case involving the Selangor Islamic Religious Department raiding and seizing books from ZI Publications Sdn Bhd.

Polls boundary alteration: Court to rule next month

Court will decide whether to allow leave for judicial review filed by two MPs seeking to quash the Election Commission’s second proposal to redraw election boundaries.

Kota Melaka voters seek judicial review against EC

They are seeking a declaration that the proposed redelineation by the EC is unconstitutional as it is inconsistent with the Federal Constitution.

Court: Bar, others can’t compel AG to act on RM2.6b case

High Court judge is correct to rule the AG's prosecutorial decision cannot be subjected to judicial scrutiny, states Court of Appeal.

Two MPs seek order to quash EC’s redelineation recommendations

They say their objections, made at an earlier enquiry, have not been incorporated into the latest EC recommendations and no reasons have been given for this.

Court: Trade Unions D-G must consult before registering rival union

He must also avoid multiplicity of unions to protect industrial harmony, says Federal Court.

Bersih tells EC to resign for ignoring Selangor court case

Electoral watchdog says EC's move to publish second delineation proposal while Selangor's judicial review is still being heard is 'unconstitutional and smacks of contempt of court'.

Kassim Ahmad case reinforces power of civil courts

Lawyers say Court of Appeal ruling shows state shariah laws meant for Muslims do not take away jurisdiction of civil courts to interpret state enactments.