Court Attends Opening of Legal Year 2023 of Federal Court of Malaysia
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Chief Justice Anwar Usman receiving souvenir from Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat at the opening of the Legal Year 2023 of the Federal Court of Malaysia, Monday (1/9/2022) at Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo by MKRI.


Monday, January 9, 2023 | 15:23 WIB

PUTRAJAYA (MKRI) — The delegation of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia (MKRI), led by Chief Justice Anwar Usman, attended the opening of the Legal Year 2023 at the invitation of the Federal Court of Malaysia on Monday, January 9, 2023 at Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Putrajaya, Malaysia. Law enforcement officials within the judiciary of Malaysia—the Subordinate Courts, High Courts, Court of Appeal, and the highest Federal Court.

Chief Justice Anwar Usman met briefly with Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, who said that the Federal Court of Malaysia has also been participating in global forums alongside the MKRI in the Association of Asian Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions (AACC), the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ), and the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdiction of The Islamic World (CCJ-I).

She expressed her belief that no judge is conservative or liberal. “All judges have their own way of adjudicating cases according to their background. Thus, their approach is not something to worry about,” she said.

Chief Justice Anwar Usman supported her view and emphasized that the judges’ independence in deciding cases is important.

After attending the event, the chief justice met with officials and staff members of the Indonesian Embassy (KBRI) in Kuala Lumpur to introduce the Constitutional Court, its decisions, and its activities in international forums. During the official visits, the MKRI delegation emphasized its commitment to develop and contribute to the AACC and the CCJ-I alongside the Federal Court of Malaysia.

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Writer        : NL
Editor        : Lulu Anjarsari P.
Translator  : Yuniar Widiastuti (NL)

Translation uploaded on 1/11/2023 08:34 WIB

Disclaimer: The original version of the news is in Indonesian. In case of any differences between the English and the Indonesian versions, the Indonesian version will prevail.


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