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Federal Court won’t answer three questions from sacked teacher

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

A five-member Federal Court bench today refused to answer three questions of law on the award of damages for constitutional breaches of gender discrimination in the case of a temporary teacher sacked from a school nine years ago - just because she was pregnant.

Chief Judge of Malaya Justice Ahmad Ma'arop, who headed the bench, said they won’t answer the questions of law posed by the lawyers appearing for Noorfadilla Ahmad Saikin.

However, the bench allowed the government's appeal to strike out the RM10,000 damage awarded to Noorfadila by the lower courts for pain and suffering...

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