Constitutional amendment to increase judges' retirement age under consideration in Malaysia

By Sulok Tawie, 9 October
photo credit: David McKelvey/flickr
photo credit: David McKelvey/flickr
The federal government will table a Bill in the next Parliament meeting to increase judges’ retirement age to 70, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today. The de facto law minister said this proposal required amending Article 125 of the Federal Constitution, which requires two-thirds majority in Parliament, to increase the retirement age from 66. “The amendment to Article 125 of the Federal Constitution will be tabled together with the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution,” he said at a dinner here.
Read the full article here: Malay Mail

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