Bar groups to discuss judicial term extension challenge


Bede Hong

The Malaysian Bar will hold an extraordinary general meeting next Thursday to seek a mandate from its 16,500 members to challenge the judicial appointments in court. – EPA pic, July 27 , 2017.

THE three organisations representing lawyers in the country may mount an unprecedented legal challenge against the term extensions of Chief Justice Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal President Zulkefli Makinudin.

Malaysian Bar President George Varughese will meet with the leadership of the Sabah Law Society and the Advocates Association of Sarawak in Miri this Saturday during a regular biannual tripartite meeting.


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