Four new JAC appointees

Apr 20, 2017
Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif has announced the four new appointees to the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

Prime Minister Najib Razak has filled up the four vacant spots in the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

The appointed four new eminent persons are former Chief Justice Arifin Zakaria, former Court of Appeal Judge Anantham Kasinather, former Sarawak Attorney-General Abdul Razak Tready and Universiti Malaya lecturer Choong Yeow Choy.

Federal Court Judge Azahar Mohamed is the fifth judge in the commission.

The previous members’ term expired on February 9, this year.

Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif announced the appointments yesterday and said that the term of the new team would run from April 17, 2017 to April 16, 2019.