Court of Appeal of Malaysia
The Court of Appeal is an appellate court of the judiciary system in Malaysia. It is the second highest court in the hierarchy below the Federal Court. This court was created in 1994 as part of reforms made to the judiciary to create a second tier appellate court after the Privy Council appeals to the United Kingdom was abolished in 1985. The court is headed by the President of the Court of Appeal, who is the second most important person in Malaysian judiciary after the Chief Justice of Malaysia.
The current President of the Court of Appeal is Md. Raus Sharif.
Presidents of the Court of Appeal
|President||Appointment date||Departure date|
|Abdul Malek Ahmad||2004||2007|
|Abdul Hamid Mohamad||2007||2007|
|Alauddin Mohd. Sheriff||2008||2011|
|Md. Raus Sharif||2011||Current|
This is the current judges of the Court of Appeal.
|Judges||Date of appointment|
|His Most Honour Md. Raus Sharif
|September 12, 2011|
|His/Her Honour (HH) Zaleha Zahari||June 17, 2005|
|HH Low Hop Bing||July 28, 2006|
|HH Zainun Ali||July 28, 2006|
|HH Abdul Malik Ishak||July 18, 2007|
|HH Nihrumala Segara M.K. Pillay||July 18, 2007|
|HH Abu Samah Nordin||July 18, 2007|
|HH Sulong Matjeraie||July 18, 2007|
|HH Sulaiman Daud||July 18, 2007|
|HH Mohd. Hisyamuddin Mohd. Yunus||April 15, 2009|
- "Hakim Mahkamah Rayuan" (in Malay). Judicial Appointment Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 5 January 2012.
- The Malaysian Judiciary (Official site)
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