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TENG CHANG KHIM v. BADRUL HISHAM ABDULLAH & ANOR
Federal Court, Putrajaya
Raus Sharif CJ, Ahmad Maarop CJM, Suriyadi Halim Omar, A Samah Nordin, Zainun Ali FCJJ
[Civil Appeal No: 01(F)-26-08-2016(B)]
28 August 2017
[2017] 5 MLRA 651

JUDGMENT

Raus Sharif CJ:

Introduction

[1] This is an appeal by the appellant against the decision of the Court of Appeal given on 3 December 2014 which affirmed the decision of the High Court.

[2] The High Court, had on 18 February 2011 allowed the 1st respondent's Originating Summons (OS) and granted a declaration that the appellant had acted ultra vires of arts 69 and 70 of the Selangor State Constitution in declaring the State seat for the N46 Pelabuhan Klang Constituency vacant on the ground that the appellant had no power to do so.

[3] Before the High Court, the 1st respondent was the plaintiff, the appellant was the 1st defendant and the Election Commission was the 2nd defendant. In this judgment, we shall refer to the appellant as "the Speaker", the 1st respondent as "Badrul" and the Election Commission as "SPR".

[4] On 28 July 2016, the Speaker was granted leave to appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal on the following questions of law:

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