The Federal Court of Malaysia (Malay: Mahkamah Persekutuan Malaysia) is the highest court and the final appellate court in Malaysia. It is housed in the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya.
What is Superior court in Malaysia?
The superior courts of Malaysia comprise the Federal Court, which is the apex court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court of Malaya and the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak. The two High Courts, which are of co-ordinate jurisdiction, further branch out into “local jurisdictions”.
What is the lower court in Malaysia?
The Subordinate Courts consist of the Sessions Court, the Magistrates’ Court and the Penghulu Court in Peninsular Malaysia. The Sessions Court and the Magistrates’ Court have general jurisdiction in both civil and criminal matters.
How do I check my court case in Malaysia?
Click on the “Select A Venue” menu on the left navigation bar and select the court where your case is filed. Click on the “Case Number” button and enter your case number. Then click the search icon. The details of your case are shown, including the date of the next court appearance.
What are the special courts in Malaysia?
The Federal Court, Court of Appeal and High Courts are the superior courts and are established by the federal Constitution. The Session and Magistrate Courts are the subordinate courts and are established by federal law.
Is the supreme law of the land in Malaysia?
The Federal Constitution is the supreme law of the land. It provides the legal framework for the laws, legislation, courts, and other administrative aspects of the law. It also defines the government and monarch, and their powers, as well as the rights of the citizens.
Which of the following is the main source of law in Malaysia?
In Malaysian Legal System, the most important source of law is the Written Law which comprises of The Federal Constitution, State Constitutions, Legislation and Subsidiary Legislation. We have 13 states with a written constitution which is the Federal Constitution.