Tag: S N Nair
Depending on the outcome of the inquest starting Monday, the attorney-general will decide the next course of action or interested parties can challenge the coroner's verdict, says S N Nair.
Pelantikan yang berkuatkuasa dari 1 Nov itu dibuat oleh menteri wilayah persekutuan di bawah Akta Ibu Kota Persekutuan 1960 dan dipersetujui oleh Yang d-Pertuan Agong.
S N Nair describes his appointment as a funny twist as he had several times taken DBKL to court.
S N Nair responds to MCA leader who questioned PH's silence over the role of Dr Mahathir's aide Muhammad Zahid Arip in a graft case.
S N Nair says this is because the Yang di-Pertuan Agong has declared that the PKR leader is a victim of a miscarriage of justice.
His willingness to go to the media shows he is attempting to absolve himself, say SN Nair.
Courts of Judicature Act allows for a minimum of two judges to deliver the judgments of a panel, say Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al Mahdzar and S N Nair.
Peguam S N Nair percaya bekas perdana menteri itu akan menyetujui penyelesaian bagi semua saman lain kerana kedudukan lawan beliau kini lebih kuat.
S N Nair feels the former prime minister will also settle all remaining actions because his opponents are on a stronger footing to prove their cases or successfully raise justification as a defence.
The anti-graft body’s executive director Cynthia Gabriel insists the finance minister should have been cleared of his corruption charges first before taking public office.
Lim tidak bersalah sehingga dibuktikan bersalah dan peguam negara perlu kaji semula tuduhan kerana Guan Eng mengatakan ia bermotif politik, kata SN Nair.
One is innocent until proven guilty and a new attorney-general should review Lim's graft charges as he maintains it is politically motivated by the previous Barisan Nasional government, says S N Nair.
Maintaining that the evidence against Anwar Ibrahim was flawed, S N Nair says getting a court judgment to that effect would be better than getting a pardon.
After disqualification of opposition candidates, lawyers urge officials not to deny voters the choice of whom they want as MPs and assemblymen.
Hilang kelayakan wakil rakyat hanya akan berkuat kuasa selepas rayuan terakhir dan permohonan belas kasihan ditolak, kata peguam.
Two lawyers say in Bilqis Hijjas's case, the offence is not serious and the appeal can be seen as a witch hunt but another lawyer says one must remember that it involves the prime minister.
The Malaysian Bar says all parties in the administration of justice, and not just lawyers, have a duty in maintaining standards.
Prosecutors will have an uphill task to prove their case as witnesses may not be around, or may not remember full details, as the fiasco occurred more than 25 years ago, says S N Nair.
Saying the allegation by the Tambun MP that Anwar had sodomised his nephew is baseless, Anwar’s ex-lawyer SN Nair urges Husni to be ‘man enough’ to repeat it outside the Dewan Rakyat.
S N Nair says the deputy prime minister's remarks are out of place as the matter is sub-judice because Clare's potential witness, Ambiga Sreenevasan, has yet to give evidence in court.
British public prosecutor can accede to a Malaysian request as both nations have similar legal provisions to comply with extradition rules, says S N Nair.
S N Nair percaya laporan itu akan didedahkan kepada umum tetapi pada masa yang sama meragui penemuan RCI mencukupi untuk membina kes prima facie.
Lawyer S N Nair hopes the apex court will depart from the Court of Appeal majority ruling on grounds of public policy and give effect to a fundamental right.
The principle of natural justice must be extended to allow them to give their side of the story, says SN Nair.
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