Tuesday, May 17, 2022

High Court

High Court rules vernacular schools are constitutional

Judge says vernacular schools are not a public authority and the use of a non-Malay medium of instruction for teaching is not for official purposes.

Court rejects govt’s bid to suspend ruling on equal citizenship for children born overseas

Lawyer Gurdial Singh Nijar says the judge found that the defendants' position in the case was contradictory.

Court dismisses appeal by Muslim-convert mother over conversion of children to Islam

The Court of Appeal says it is bound by the decision by the Federal Court in the case of kindergarten teacher M Indira Gandhi.

Zuraida hopes home ministry, JPN act fast to implement court ruling on citizenship

She says no policy changes will be needed, only the application of existing laws.

No point debating over Undi 18 any more, says analyst

Hisommudin Bakar says dispute is no longer relevant as the bill has already been passed in Parliament.

EC told to implement Undi 18 by December, minister says

Law minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says this is in line with the Kuching High Court's order last week.

Sarawak youths win court bid over implementation of Undi 18

This will allow some 135,000 youth in Sarawak to vote at the coming polls.

Singapore PM wins S$275,000 in latest defamation suits

High Court judge says the article 'impugned Lee's reputation and character' by alleging he was dishonest.

Ahmad Maslan’s trial for money laundering, false statements transferred to High Court

The prosecution is expected to present 10 or 11 witnesses to testify at the trial.

Najib loses bid for documents linked to Jho Low, Zeti’s family

The judge says the application for the documents is premature.

Show some respect for High Court judge, Najib’s lawyer told in SRC appeal

Court of Appeal judge tells Shafee Abdullah to use more courteous words in referring to the judge who convicted Najib Razak last year.

‘Allah’ ban to remain in Selangor despite court ruling, says sultan

Selangor sultan says 'Allah' is sacred to Muslims although the word 'Tuhan' can be used as a translation for 'God'.

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