Judiciary Reform

Appointment of the Office of the Attorney General and Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)

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3c Judiciary Reform

The AG and Director of Public Prosecution should be appointed with security of tenure; for example, their appointments could only be or made or terminated by His Majesty on the advice of an independent commission through a transparent, accountable and merit-based process; just like superior court judges.

Separation of the Office of the Attorney General and Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)

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G25 Malaysia

3c Judiciary Reform

Article 145 of the Federal Constitution and Article 376 of the Criminal Procedures Code would need to be amended to redefine the functions of the Attorney General, and to establish the separate independent office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

Transparent Process and Reforms in the Appointment and Promotion of Judges

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G25 Malaysia

3c Judiciary Reform

It is proposed that the Prime Minister plays no role at all in the appointment of judges. The JAC (instead of the Prime Minister) recommends the names to the Conference of Rules (for their views) and thereafter to the Agong. A constitutional amendment is required.