Federal Court to decide if AIAC ex-director is entitled to immunity from prosecution


Modified 17 Dec 2020, 9:39 am

The apex court will hear and determine whether the former director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), N Sundra Rajoo, is entitled to immunity from prosecution for acts committed while in office.

The court will also determine whether the exercise of the Attorney-General (AG)'s discretion, pursuant to Article 145 (3) of the Federal Constitution, is amenable to judicial review in appropriate circumstances.

This follows a decision by a three-member panel led by Court of Appeal president Rohana Yusuf today to allow the application by Sundra Rajoo (photo, above), charged with criminal breach of trust (CBT), for leave to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision that overturned a High Court ruling that he was entitled to that immunity...
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