AGC raises three grounds in Amanah's challenge on CJ's appointment

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The appointment of Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif beyond his mandatory retirement age of 66 years and six months is a non-justiciable issue as it was done with the consent of the Yang di Pertuan Agong, the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) argued today.

The AGC raised this as one of the three grounds at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur in Amanah's challenge on the chief justice's appointment.

The second ground was on Amanah's locus standi in initiating the action and that the mode of quo warranto applied by them was not proper to question the appointment...