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Chief Justice, Court of Appeal President tender resignations

Last update: 13/06/2018
 

PUTRAJAYA, June 13 (Bernama) -- Chief Justice Tun Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal president Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin have tendered their resignations which will take effect on July 31, it was announced today.

They submitted their letters of resignation to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on June 7 and the King consented to their resignations the following day, according to a statement released today by the Office of the Chief Registrar of the Federal Court.

The statement said the Istana Negara conveyed the consent of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to Raus and Zulkefli via a letter dated June 11.

It also said that Raus and Zulkefli met Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on May 15 and expressed their desire to resign.

They informed Dr Mahathir, however, that they would prefer their resignations to take effect on a reasonable date so as to enable them to settle all judicial matters, the statement said.....

 
 

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