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Knowledge Base Issues
What are the jurisdictions of the Magistrates Court? What power does the Magistrates Court have?
In Malaysia, Magistrates are divided into: First Class Magistrates; and Second Class Magistrates. The Magistrates' Courts have jurisdiction to hear both criminal and civil cases. The...
What is the court etiquette in Malaysia? What are the dos and don'ts in a court?
You must present yourself in a clean and professional manner. No sleeveless shirt, clothing appealing in style and colour, shorts, mini skirts (above knee-length), jeans, slippers, caps, helmet or...
What is Federal Court? What are the functions of the Federal Court?
The Federal Court (Malay: Mahkamah Persekutuan) is the highest court within the hierarchy of legal jurisdictions in Malaysia. It was established under Article 121(2) of the Federal Constitution....
What is a Special Court? What are the functions of the Special Court?
The setting up of the Special Court in 1993 became a major turning point in the legal system in Malaysia. Article 182(1) and (2), Part XV of the Federal Constitution Part XV PROCEEDINGS AGAINST...
What documents do I need to bring to the court?
Personal Identification When you appear at the court, you will need to provide your personal identification for identity verification. If you are a citizen of Malaysia, identification document you...