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SUNDRA RAJOO NADARAJAH v. MENTERI LUAR NEGERI, MALAYSIA & ORS
Federal Court, Putrajaya
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat CJ, Rohana Yusuf PCA, Mohd Zawawi Salleh, Zaleha Yusof, Zabariah Mohd Yusuf, Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal, Rhodzariah Bujang FCJJ
[Civil Appeal No: 01(f)-38-12-2020(W)]
9 June 2021
[2021] 5 MLRA 1

JUDGMENT

Introduction

[1] The appellant is the former director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre ('AIAC') or as it was formerly known, the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration or 'KLRCA'. AIAC was established under the auspices of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization ('AALCO').

[2] The 1st respondent is the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the 2nd respondent is the Attorney General of Malaysia ('AG'), the 3rd respondent is the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission ('MACC') and the 4th respondent is the Government of Malaysia.

[3] This appeal primarily concerned the question of legal immunity. On the one hand, the appellant claimed statutory legal immunity from 'legal processes' which he construed to include criminal proceedings. On the other hand, the respondents, particularly the 2nd respondent acting in the capacity of Public Prosecutor ('PP') claimed immunity from judicial scrutiny against his decision to prosecute the appellant.

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TAN POOI YEE v. KETUA PENGARAH JABATAN PENDAFTARAN NEGARA
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[2016] 5 MLRH 501
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Industrial Court, Johor
[2016] 2 MELR 374
16/4-157/15
27 April 2016 [+]
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