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Court throws out challenge against Segamat army voters

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The judicial review application filed by 48 Segamat voters from the DAP and Amanah challenging the entry of 949 army voters and their spouses into the electoral roll, was today thrown out by the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today.

Justice Kamaludin Md Said dismissed the application after ruling out that the entry of the 949 army voters into the roll, which has been gazetted by the Election Commission (EC), is non-justiciable.

"The judge cited that Section 9A of the Elections Act applies, which is an ouster clause that says the once the name is gazetted, the matter is non-justiciable," said lawyer Michelle Ng, who appeared for the voters...

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