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Attorney general: role and powers

Ali Mohamed, Ashgar Ali and Mallow, Muzaffar Shah (2020) Attorney general: role and powers. In: Malaysian legal system. CLJ Publication, Ampang, Selangor, pp. 731-758. ISBN 9789674571498

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The Attorney General is the principal legal adviser to the Government of Malaysia on matters of law and legal opinion. He is appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (YDPA) on the advice of the Prime Minister from among a person who is qualified to be a judge of the Federal Court.2 Article 123 of the Federal Constitution provides that a person is qualified to be appointed as a Federal Court judge if for the ten years preceding his appointment, he has been an advocate, a member of the judicial and legal service of the Federation or of the legal service of a state, or sometimes one and sometimes another. The Attorney General shall hold office during the pleasure of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and shall not be removed from office except on the like grounds and in the like manner as a judge of the Federal Cour

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2924/81464
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attorney general
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Depositing User: Dr Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2020 12:15
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2020 12:19
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81464

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