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Published: Wednesday March 5, 2014 MYT 9:03:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday March 5, 2014 MYT 9:27:01 AM

Federal Court to hear The Herald’s application over use of the word ‘Allah’ today

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven judges are to hear the application by the Catholic weekly The Herald  for leave over the use of word Allah to refer to the Christian God on Wednesday.

Chief Justice Arifin Zakaria is to chair the seven-man bench.

Six other judges are Court of Appeal president Justice Raus Sharif, Chief Judge of Malaya Justice Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin, Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Justice Richard Malanjum and Federal Court judges Justices Suriyadi Halim Omar, Zainun Ali and Jeffrey Tan.

Some 28 questions of law have been posed to the Federal Court to be heard and decided by the seven judges.

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