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Court of Appeal of Malaysia

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Court of Appeal of Malaysia

The Court of Appeal is an appellate court of the judiciary system in Malaysia. It is the second highest court in the hierarchy below the Federal Court. This court was created in 1994 as part of reforms made to the judiciary to create a second tier appellate court after the Privy Council appeals to the United Kingdom was abolished in 1985. The court is headed by the President of the Court of Appeal, who is the second most important person in Malaysian judiciary after the Chief Justice of Malaysia.

The current President of the Court of Appeal is Md. Raus Sharif.

Presidents of the Court of Appeal

President Appointment date Departure date
Abdul Malek Ahmad 2004 2007
Abdul Hamid Mohamad 2007 2007
Zaki Azmi 2007 2008
Alauddin Mohd. Sheriff 2008 2011
Md. Raus Sharif 2011 Current

Current judges

This is the current judges[1] of the Court of Appeal.

Judges Date of appointment
His Most Honour Md. Raus Sharif
Court President
September 12, 2011
His/Her Honour (HH) Zaleha Zahari June 17, 2005
HH Low Hop Bing July 28, 2006
HH Zainun Ali July 28, 2006
HH Abdul Malik Ishak July 18, 2007
HH Nihrumala Segara M.K. Pillay July 18, 2007
HH Abu Samah Nordin July 18, 2007
HH Sulong Matjeraie July 18, 2007
HH Sulaiman Daud July 18, 2007
HH Mohd. Hisyamuddin Mohd. Yunus April 15, 2009


  1. ^ "Hakim Mahkamah Rayuan" (in Malay). Judicial Appointment Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 5 January 2012. 

External links

  • The Malaysian Judiciary (Official site)
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