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JRI RESOURCES SDN BHD v. KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE (MALAYSIA) BERHAD; PRESIDENT OF ASSOCIATION OF ISLAMIC BANKING INSTITUTIONS MALAYSIA & ANOR (INTERVENERS)
Federal Court Putrajaya
Richard Malanjum CJ, Ahmad Maarop PCA, Zaharah Ibrahim CJM, David Wong Dak Wah CJSS, Ramly Ali, Azahar Mohamed, Alizatul Khair Osman Khairuddin, Mohd Zawawi Salleh FCJJ, Idrus Harun JCA
[Civil Appeal No: 06(i)-06-07-2017(B)]
10 April 2019
[2019] 3 MLRA 87

JUDGMENT

Mohd Zawawi Salleh FCJ (majority judgment):

Introduction

[1] This matter came before this court by way of a constitutional reference by the High Court at Kuala Lumpur pursuant to s 84 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 ("Act 91") and art 128(2) of the Federal Constitution ("FC").

[2] The constitutional questions reserved for determination by this court are as follows:

(1) Whether ss 56 and 57 of the Central Bank of Malaysia Act 2009 are in breach of the Federal Constitution and unconstitutional by reason of:

(a) Contravening art 74 of the Federal Constitution read together with the Ninth Schedule of the Federal Constitution for the Shariah Advisory Council ("SAC") having been vested with the power to ascertain Islamic law;

CASE HIGHLIGHTS

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Federal Court, Putrajaya
2016] 5 MLRA 529
[Civil Appeal No: 02(i)-27-04-2015(W)]
15 August 2016 [+]
TAN POOI YEE v. KETUA PENGARAH JABATAN PENDAFTARAN NEGARA
High Court Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
[2016] 5 MLRH 501
24NCVC-1306-08-2015
18 July 2016 [+]
ILANGOVAN KRISHNAN v. SHIYA SDN BHD
Industrial Court, Johor
[2016] 2 MELR 374
16/4-157/15
27 April 2016 [+]
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