Thursday, August 26, 2010

SOURCES OF JURISDICTION

The Malaysian position with regard to the procedure involved in JR is governed by the Specific Relief Act 1950 ( Act 137) and paragraph 1 of the Schedule of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964.

Chief Constable of North Wales Police v Evans [1982] 1 WLR 1155 at p. 1160

NOTE:
Note: District Plantation Services Sdn. Bhd v Ahmad Nazri Adnan & Anor [2001] 1 CLJ 25 at p. 30
- THE COURTS MAY EXAMINE THE MERITS OF THE DECISION ITSELF ( IF CHALLENGED ON THE GROUND OF WEDNESBURY UNREASONABLENESS

Harpers Trading (M) Sdn. Bhd v National Union of Commercial Workers [1991] 1 MLJ 417- In a JR application the Court will not act as a Court of Appeal.

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