CJ nomination awaiting approval from Conference of Rulers, says Dr M

Geraldine Tong

Modified 19 Apr 2019, 10:22 am

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the nomination of the candidate to replace Richard Malanjum as chief justice is awaiting approval from the Conference of Rulers.

He was responding to a question about the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s purported delay in responding to the submission for the chief justice candidate.

“It seems there is a provision for the appointment to be submitted to the Conference of Rulers, and not just to the Agong...

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