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High Court judge Azizah Nawawi set the date in her chambers after hearing submissions from the parties involved.
Former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram is also suggesting that the law be amended to allow litigants the option to have a rehearing or accept decisions from a reduced panel of judges.
Manjeet Singh Dhillon says lawyer Shafee Abdullah is entitled to ask for the licence.
Gopal Sri Ram says the Federal Court's ruling today denies an individual his right to criticise the government without restriction.
Former Federal Court judge says some judges who were Senior Federal Counsel before elevation believe it is their duty to insulate the government from being held accountable.
Gopal Sri Ram says this is a correct decision after a Federal Court bench last year refused to have judges with 'Bornean experience' hear an appeal by a Sarawak timber company.
Gopal Sri Ram says the incoming chief justice must ensure a strong apex court and Court of Appeal bench by nominating judges who have demonstrated judicial independence.
Their choice will be in line with the state constitution, says Gopal Sri Ram.
They say Mahathir need only comply with Article 122B (1) of the Federal Constitution.
Gopal Sri Ram says delayed departure will only lessen chances for others to serve as chief justice.
The Bukit Gelugor MP says it is a basic hallmark of any democracy that the executive does not interfere in the affairs of the judiciary.
Retired judge Gopal Sri Ram says the four should resign as they owe their appointments to Najib Razak who is no longer the prime minister.
Gopal Sri Ram says the right to terminate Apandi Ali’s service is unaffected by his contract which offers him no protection at all.
Gopal Sri Ram says the former PM was not even at the Istana Negara to facilitate the swearing in of Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
We must now await a future Malaysian court to make the correction, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Judiciary, as guardian of constitution, must strike down any new law that breaches the basic doctrine in supreme law, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Gopal Sri Ram also praises Court of Appeal president Zulkefli Ahmad Makinuddin for timely reminder that judges must not be swayed by their religious beliefs.
Constructive criticism is part of democracy, says Sri Ram in support of former top judge Mohamed Dzaiddin Abdullah's call to Putrajaya to refrian from using dubious laws to stifle free speech.
The additional affidavit are records of proceedings in a Singapore criminal trial which apparently show it is businessman Low Taek Jho who was giving directives in 1MDB.
In the Malaysian constitution, there is no division of MPs along party lines and elected representatives will support amendments that benefit the public, says Gopal Sri Ram.
They must seek expert legal advice before making controversial statements or face contempt of court charges.
Abu Talib Othman says his legal advice to the government to introduce laws was in the interests of the nation and people.
However, the retired Federal Court judge questions who proposed Raus Sharif to remain as CJ after his mandatory retirement.
Lawyer M Visvanathan, however, says an inquest must be held first and the EAIC can complement the coroner's role.
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