PUTRAJAYA: Six individuals including two lawyers have been appointed as Judicial Commissioners.
Fathiyah Idris, Wan Fadhilah Nor Wan Idris, Rofiah Mohamad, Wong Mee Ling, Datuk Raja Ahmad Mohzanuddin Shah Raja Mohzan, and Suria Kumar a/l Durairaj Johnson Paul received their instruments of appointment from the Chief Justice of Malaysia Tun Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
According to the media statement from the Office of Chief Registrar, Federal Court of Malaysia, all of them took their oath of office and loyalty at the Palace of Justice here on Friday (Sept 30).
Fathiyah, 56, had previously held positions as a defence attorney, magistrate, Head of Mediation at the Shah Alam Court and Sessions Court judge.
Wan Fadhilah, 54, had served as senior assistant registrar of the High Court, Sessions Court judge and director of mediation division while Rofiah, 54, had held positions as senior assistant registrar, magistrate, and judge of the special coroner's court in Shah Alam and Sessions Court judge.
Wong, 66, had held positions including as a federal lawyer at the Department of the Environment, a magistrate, an assistant parliamentary draftsman in the Parliamentary Drafting Division of the Attorney General's Chambers and a senior federal lawyer at the Health Ministry, Public Works Ministry and the Public Private Partnership Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department.
Raja Ahmad Mohzanuddin, 50, is a partner in several law firms, while Suria Kumar, 56, serves as an advocate and solicitor at several law firms. - Bernama