Malaysiakini
NEWS

Ex-Court of Appeal judge says Raus' 'extension' is unconstitutional

Published
Modified 8 Jul 2017, 4:45 pm

A retired Court of Appeal judge said the extension of Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif for another three years despite being 66 years and six months on Aug 4 is unconstitutional.

The former judge who spoke to Malaysiakini on condition of anonymity said he has read former Chief Justice (CJ) Abdul Hamid Mohamad's view on the matter, where he warned against such practices.

“The former CJ Abdul Hamid has given his views on the appointment. I agree with his views.

“The appointment is unconstitutional and invalid,” the retired judge told Malaysiakini...

Share this story

Comments

By posting a comment, you agree to our Terms & Conditions as stipulated in full here

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Foul language, profanity, vulgarity, slanderous, personal attack, threatening, sexually-orientated comments or the use of any method of communication that may violate any law or create needless unpleasantness will not be tolerated. Antisocial behaviour such as "spamming" and "trolling" will be suspended. Violators run the risk of also being blocked permanently.

REPORT VIOLATORS

Please use the report feature that is available below each comment to flag offending comments for our moderators to take action. Do not take matters in your own hands to avoid unpleasant and unnecessary exchanges that may result in your own suspension or ban.