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Challenge judicial appointments in court, Azalina tells critics

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Those who think that the appointments of Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal president Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin as additional judges are unconstitutional can challenge the appointments in court.

This is the stand of Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Azalina Othman Said, which she expressed when addressing concerns raised after the judicial appointments of the duo.

"Any party that is of the view that the appointment of the chief justice is unconstitutional can bring the matter to court in accordance with the existing law," she said.

Azalina defended the appointments, claiming that they are in line with Article 122(1A) of the Federal Constitution...

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