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MAHISHA SULAIHA ABDUL MAJEED v. KETUA PENGARAH PENDAFTARAN & ORS AND ANOTHER APPEAL
Court of Appeal, Putrajaya
Kamaludin Md Said, Azizah Nawawi, S Nantha Balan JJCA
[Civil Appeal Nos: W-01(A)-273-06-2020 & W-01(NCVC)(A)-531-09-2021]
9 August 2022
[2022] 6 MLRA 59

JUDGMENT

Azizah Nawawi JCA:

Introduction

[1] There are two related appeals before this Court:

(i) W-01(A)-273-06/2020; and

(ii) W-01(NCvC)(A)-531-09/2021.

[2] In W-01(A)-273-06-2020 ("Appeal 273"), the learned High Court Judge had dismissed the appellant's application for several declaratory orders on citizenship under the Federal Constitution ("FC"). This appeal is the appellant's appeal against the said decision.

[3] In W-01(NCvC)(A)-531-09-2021 ("Appeal 531"), the learned High Court Judge had allowed the respondents' application for several declaratory orders on citizenship under the FC. This is the Government of Malaysia's ("GOM") appeal against the decision of the learned Judge.

A: W-01(A)-273-06-2020/Appeal 273

Salient Facts

[4] The appellant ("Manisha") was born in Chennai, India on 1 October 1997. Her biological father, Abdul Majeed Gani is an Indian citizen, whilst her biological mother, Masnah Banu binti Kamal was confirmed as a Malaysian citizen on 11 July 1998.

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