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Keeping the judiciary independent is non-negotiable

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At the opening ceremony for the 2023 legal year in Putrajaya, Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat said she welcomes improvements or amendments to the Judicial Appointments Commission Act 2009 to ensure it is completely independent of the executive body.

Mah Weng Kwai, a former commissioner of Suhakam who also served as judge at the Court of Appeal, gives us his opinion.

Produced by: Sim Wie Boon
Presented by: Chong Tjen San and Wong Shou Ning

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
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  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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