Akta Suruhanjaya Pelantikan Kehakiman 2009 (Akta 695) & Judical Appointments Commission Act 2009 [Hingga 10hb FEBRUARI 2009]
Akta Suruhanjaya Pelantikan Kehakiman 2009 (Akta 695)
Detailed Contents of Akta Suruhanjaya Pelantikan Kehakiman 2009 (Akta 695) :
Akta Suruhanjaya Pelantikan Kehakiman 2009 is a Malaysian law that establishes the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), a body responsible for recommending candidates for appointment as judges in Malaysia. The JAC is tasked with ensuring that the appointment process is transparent, objective, and based on merit.
Under the act, the JAC is composed of a chairman and 13 members, including the Chief Justice of Malaysia and the President of the Court of Appeal. The other members are appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) on the advice of the Prime Minister and the Chief Justice.
The JAC is responsible for recommending candidates for appointment as judges to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, who then makes the final appointment. The JAC must consider the candidate's qualifications, experience, integrity, and suitability for the role.
The act also establishes a complaints and disciplinary committee within the JAC to investigate complaints against judges and recommend disciplinary action if necessary.
Overall, the Akta Suruhanjaya Pelantikan Kehakiman 2009 aims to promote transparency and accountability in the judicial appointment process in Malaysia and ensure that the most qualified and suitable candidates are appointed as judges.