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Retrospective Pension for Chief Justice Zaki (?)

Retrospective Pension for Chief Justice Zaki (?)

Tommy Thomas offers a critical examination of the Judges Remuneration (Amendment) Act 2011.

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K-point: Constitutional Tort By The Selangor State Service Commission?

K-point: Constitutional Tort By The Selangor State Service Commission?

There does not appear to have been an appointment made by the Selangor State Service Commission in respect of the vacant SS post. The constitutional position requires the Commission to make the appointment. If not, a suit may be filed to compel the Commission to so act.

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Perak Speaker can appoint private lawyers

The restriction in the Government Proceedings Act on “public officers” using private lawyers only with the permission of the Attorney General does not apply to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Perak defending a suit brought against him in his capacity as Speaker. Thus, the Ipoh High Court decision to bar Tommy Thomas and […]

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Arrogance Revisited

Recently, the Bar Council quietly delivered its “Discussion Paper on the Need to Separate the Posts of the Attorney General and the Public Prosecutor” to the Government. This was off the back of public discussions on the position of the AG, and a passionate write-up by Mohamad Ramli Abdul Manan, a former senior ACA officer […]

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