The High Court has fixed March 29 to hear past Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali’s application to get certain documents in his “unlawful end” guarantee against past head Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the public power.
The date was fixed by Judicial Commissioner Datuk Seri Latifah Mohd Tahar, following case the chiefs of the issue today.
Her Ladyship fixed hearing on March 29 for the past AG’s exposure application, Apandi’s direction Datuk Baljit Singh Sidhu uncovered to The Edge when reached.
He said Latifah guided the different sides to record their created sections on the application by Feb 2, with the appropriate response by Feb 23.
Apandi had applied to get any correspondence or letters by Mahathir or the public authority with the then Yang di Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, a letter or record showing the King concurred on his end, and various reports related to the fulfillment of his organization as an administration counsel.
In his application, Apandi noted he had contended in his suit against Mahathir and the public position that the then supervisor secretary to the public power, Tan Sri Ali Hamsa, had stayed in contact with him in June 2018, demonstrating that the King had consented to his end as the head legitimate official, yet no documents were furnished to him.
He ensured when he was named the head lawful official in July 2015, there was a consent letter from the King and a letter from the then PM Datuk Seri Najib Razak, on his suggestion to the King dated the specific day as his plan.
Moreover, during his extension of understanding in April 2018, there was a letter of appeal from the then head and a consent letter from the King.
following his end on June 5, 2018, there was no going with letter from the King or a copy of a letter of direction from the head to deny his game plan, Apandi said.
“Consequently, there exists question whether such consent was offered by the Agong or the direction given by the then chief exists. I avow that Mahathir had given an uneven see, and out of contempt against me without pondering the need to get the Agong’s consent as indicated by the Federal Constitution,” Apandi ensured in his pledge in favor of his application.
Apandi further attested there was abuse of power by Mahathir as a public authority, despite the defendants’ case with all due regard clarification that there was no abuse.
“If without a doubt the Agong had consented to my end, by then the letter of direction given by Mahathir is urgent. I acknowledge the records searched for are being kept and under the thought of the defendants,” he added.
Apandi is searching for RM2.23 million in novel damages, following the finish of his residency as the important legitimate official on June 4, 2018.
In his declaration of case, he said he had been suitably and legitimately designated as the chief lawful official, and that his understanding had been loosened up — to July 26, 2021 — not well before the fourteenth general political race.
Dr Mahathir and the public position
addressed by the Attorney-General’s Chambers, with all due regard, said Apandi’s residency as the important lawful official completed when his organizations were finished by the public expert on June 4, 2018.
Apandi ensured his end was masterminded by Mahathir, and that the last arrogated to himself the powers of end unlawfully. He further said the then head had abused his circumstance, similarly as misconducted himself as a public authority and in doing all things considered, devoted an offense of misfeasance in open office.
He further declared that the past PM’s lead was driven by the arrangement to break the understanding between the public position and himself and, accordingly, he is ensuring hurts for adversities of benefit, rewards and focal points that he should have been equipped for from July 27, 2018 to July 26, 2021.
Apandi was replaced as the head legitimate official by Tan Sri Tommy Thomas. Thomas in any case gave up in late February, and past Federal Court judge Tan Sri Idrus Harun displaced him.
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