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CJ’s Last Day

Ahmad Fairuz retires as CJ

PUTRAJAYA (Nov 01, 2007): Tun Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim has retired as Chief Justice (CJ) of the Federal Court of Malaysia when his term ended on Wednesday.

Court of Appeal President Datuk Abdul Hamid Mohamed has been appointed the acting CJ, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said yesterday“Tun Ahmad Fairuz has retired and we thank him for his outstanding contribution to our judicial system and hope that he will continue to serve the country with his experience,” he said.

“The vacant position, according to regulations, has to be filled, so we will fill the post with the second person in line, that is the Court of Appeal President Datuk Abdul Hamid Mohamed.

– quoted from an article published in The Sun on 1st November 2007 (link)

Hurray! Well, a small hurray at least – now that he is retired I’m curious whether the government will state that there is no need to investigate him.

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Written by ak57

November 9, 2007 at 11:20 pm

Posted in Legal Matters, Local News

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