Federal Court rules ex-S'gor MB empowered to approve VSS payout on his own


Modified 19 Apr 2021, 7:37 am

Eight former staff of former Selangor menteri besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim can keep the RM2.7 million paid to them as compensation in a voluntary separation scheme (VSS) in 2014.

This follows a unanimous decision by a Federal Court five-member bench led by Court of Appeal president Rohana Yusuf in allowing the former staff's appeal to set aside the appellate court's decision which went against them.

Justice Rohana said the Selangor Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI), established under the MBI Enactment, is a sole legal entity.

She said that at the material time, Khalid was legally empowered...

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