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  • Appointment New Chief Justice, President of The Court of Appeal, and Chief Judge of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak 11 July 2018

    Ceremony to Receive letter of Appointment from His Majesty the Yang Di Pertuan Agong was held on 11 July 2018 at the National Palace. The ceremony was then followed by the Swearing-In and Allegiance by Chief Justice of The Federal Court in front of Majesty the Yang Di Pertuan Agong.

    All members of the Judicial Appointments Commission congratulated all the appointees:

    rich

    Chief Justice of The Federal Court

    The Rt. Hon. Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum
     
      pmr
    President of The Court of Appeal
    The Rt. Hon. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Ahmad bin Haji Maarop
     
     wong
    Chief Judge of High Court in Sabah and Sarawak
    The Rt. Hon. Datuk David Wong Dak Wah
     
  • Chief Justice of The Federal Court, Malaysia

    Name Date of Appointments
    The Rt. Hon. Tun Tengku Maimun binti Tuan Mat 02.05.2019
       
  • Superior Court Judges

  • The Right Honourable Tan Sri Tengku Maimun binti Tuan Mat

    The Right Honourable Tan Sri Tengku Maimun binti Tuan Mat
    Chief Justice, Malaysia
    PMN, SPSK, DUPN, DPSK

    The Right Honourable Tan Sri Tengku Maimun binti Tuan Mat was born in Kota Bharu, Kelantan on 2 July 1959. Her Ladyship read law at University of Malaya and graduated with honours in 1982.

    Her Ladyship began her career in the legal field as a Legal Officer at the Southern Kelantan Development Board (KESEDAR) in 1982 and later in 1984, as a Legal Officer at the Municipal Council of Seremban, Negeri Sembilan. Her Ladyship joined the Judicial and Legal Service in 1986 as an Assistant Parliamentary Draftsman, at the Drafting Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers. Subsequently, Her Ladyship served as a Magistrate at the Port Dickson Court, as a Federal Counsel at the Kuala Terengganu Legal Aid Bureau, as a Senior Assistant Registrar at the High Court at Seremban, as a Deputy Registrar at the High Court of Kuala Lumpur, as a Special Officer to the Right Honourable Chief Judge of Malaya, as a Special Officer to the Right Honourable Chief Justice, as a Judge of the Sessions Court at Kuala Lumpur cum Special Officer to the Right Honourable Chief Justice, and as the Registrar of the High Court of Malaya cum Chief Registrar of the Federal Court of Malaysia. Her Ladyship’s final posting in the Judicial and Legal Service was as the Chief Registrar of the Federal Court of Malaysia from 2005 to 2006.

    On 2 October 2006, Her Ladyship was appointed as a Judicial Commissioner of the High Court of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur. On 5 September 2007, Her Ladyship was elevated as a Judge of the High Court of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur. Her Ladyship also had the experience of serving as a Judge of the High Court of Malaya at Shah Alam, Selangor.

    On 8 January 2013, Her Ladyship was appointed as a Judge of the Court of Appeal. On 26 November 2018, Her Ladyship was appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court. On 2 May 2019, Her Ladyship was appointed as the Chief Justice of Malaysia.

    Her Ladyship was conferred with Darjah Seri Paduka Setia Mahkota Kelantan (SPSK) in 2016 carrying the title Dato’ and in 2006, with Darjah Dato’ Paduka Setia Mahkota Kelantan (DPSK) also carrying the title Dato’. On 13th July 2019, Her Ladyship was conferred with Darjah Utama Pangkuan Negeri carrying the tittle Dato' Seri Utama. On September 10th 2019, Her Ladyship was conferred with Darjah Panglima Mangku Negara carrying the tittle Tan Sri.

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