The following persons appointed as commissioners of the Judicial Appointments Commission in accordance with subsection 5(1)(f) of the Judicial Appointments Commission Act 2009 (Act 695) effective 17 April 2017. The four appointed are :-
1.YABhg. Tun Arifin bin Zakaria,former Chief Justice,
2.YBhg. Dato' Anantham a/l Kasinather, retired Judge of the Court of Appeal,
3.YBhg. Datu Haji Abdul Razak Tready, retired Sarawak State Attorney General and,
4.YBhg. Prof. Dr. Choong Yeow Choy, Lecture Faculty of Law, University of Malaya.
These recent appointments are to replace outgoing commissioners namely,
1.YBhg. Tan Sri Haidar bin Mohamed Noor,former Chief Judge of Malaya ,
2.YBhg. Datuk Seri Panglima Sulong Matjeraie, retired Federal Court Judge,
3.YBhg. Dato’ Selventhiranathan a/l Thiagarajah, retired judges of the Court of Appeal and,
4.YBhg. Dato’ Tee Ah Sing @ Tee Boon Hooi, retired judges of the Court of Appeal. , all whose tenure end on the 9 February 2017.
The Judicial Appointments Commision records its utmost appreciation for the contribution and services of YBhg. Tan Sri Haidar bin Mohamed Noor, YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Sulong Matjeraie, YBhg. Dato’ Selventhiranathan a/l Thiagarajah and YBhg. Dato’ Tee Ah Sing @ Tee Boon Hooi over 2 terms, which were from 10 February 2013 till 9 February 2015 and from 10 February 2015 till 9 February 2017.