Chief Justice of Malaysia

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The Chief Justice of Malaysia (Malay: Ketua Hakim Negara), also known as the Chief Justice of the Federal Court, is the office and title of the head of the Malaysian judiciary system. The title has been in use since 1994, and prior to this it was known as the Lord President of the Federal Court. The Chief Justice is the head of the Federal Court, the highest court of Malaysia. It is the highest position in Malaysian judicial system followed by the President of the Court of Appeal, Chief Judge of Malaya, and the Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak.[1]

Chief Justices of Malaysia[edit]

For Lord Presidents before 1994, see Lord President of the Federal Court.

- Tan Sri Sarwan Singh Gill (1974 - 1979)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Malaysian Judiciary: Operation of the court", Malaysian Court. Accessed 15 April 2007.
  2. ^ "Hamid is made the new CJ". Daily Express, Sabah. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 10 December 2007. 
  3. ^ "Arifin appointed Chief Justice". The Star. Retrieved 11 September 2011.