Court to rehear legality of NSC Act suit brought by Anwar

Anwar Ibrahim filed the originating summons in 2016 to challenge the constitutionality of the NSCA, claiming that its implementation is unconstitutional. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 10, 2020.

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today succeeded in his application to review a majority decision by the Federal Court to decline to answer legal questions on the constitutionality of the National Security Council Act (NSCA) 2016.

A seven-member bench, led by Federal Court judge Abdul Rahman Sebli, in a unanimous decision, allowed Anwar’s review application to set aside the majority verdict reached on February 11.

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