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Dewan Rakyat passes JAC Bill (Updated)

Updated 10:58PM, 17 Dec 2008 KUALA LUMPUR, 17 Dec 2008: The Dewan Rakyat today passed the bill seeking to establish the Judicial Appointments Commission which will appoint judges of the superior courts as a measure to uphold the continued independence of the judiciary. Twenty-four MPs spoke during the debate on the bill, which was passed […]

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Credibility of JAC appointee paramount

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 Dec 2008:  A backbencher said today the government has to ensure that the credibility of the four eminent persons to be appointed to the Judicial Appointments Commission is beyond question. Barisan Nasional (BN) Member of Parliament for Rembau, Khairy Jamaluddin said the four people, to be appointed by the prime minister, should […]

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Two reform bills in five days

Two reform bills in five days

(Corrected) Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz Corrected on 3 Dec 2008 at 11.50am KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Dec 2008: Parliament will have only five days to debate two important reform bills before Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi retires in March 2009. The bills are the Malaysian Commission Anti-Corruption (MCAC) Bill and the Judicial Appointments Commission […]

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