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Compulsory retirement at age 66
Peninsular Malaysia: 60 (including 16 vacancies)Sabah and Sarawak: 13 (including 5 vacancies)
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim, Kompleks Kerajaan, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Court of Appeal of Malaysia
Kompleks Mahkamah Kuala Lu, Mahkamah Sesyen Dan Maji, Mahkamah Syariah Wilayah, Mahkamah Tinggi Kuala Lu, Industrial Court
The High Courts in Malaysia are the third-highest courts in the hierarchy of courts, after the Federal Court and the Court of Appeal. Article 121 of the Constitution of Malaysia provides that there shall be two High Courts of co-ordinate jurisdiction—the High Court in Malaya and the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak (before 1994, the High Court in Borneo). Before 1969, the High Court in Singapore was also part of the Malaysian courts system (see Law of Singapore).
The High Court in Malaya has its principal registry in Kuala Lumpur, with other registries to be found in all states in peninsular Malaysia, while the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak has its principal registry in Kuching, with other registries elsewhere in Sabah and Sarawak. There are in total 22 High Court registries across all 13 states in Malaysia. The two High Courts also travel on circuit to other smaller towns.
The two High Courts, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court are classified as superior courts, while the Magistrates' Courts and the Sessions Courts are classified as the subordinate courts. The High Courts function both as a court of original jurisdiction as well as an appellate court, and are each headed by a Chief Judge (before 1994, Chief Justice). The Chief Judges of Malaya and Sabah and Sarawak are the third and fourth highest positions in Malaysian judiciary after the Chief Justice of the Federal Court (before 1994, the Lord President of the Federal Court) and the President of the Court of Appeal.
High Courts (Malaysia) Wikipedia
All High Court registries and the subordinate courts found in Peninsular Malaysia including the courts in the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya are under the jurisdiction of the High Court in Malaya. Similarly, all courts found in East Malaysia are under the jurisdiction of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak including the courts in the Federal Territory of Labuan.1957–1963: Tun Sir James Thomson1963–1966: Tun Syed Sheh Hassan Barakbah1966–1968: Mohamed Azmi Mohamed1968–1973: Ong Hock Thye1973–1974: Tun Mohamed Suffian Mohamed Hashim1974–1979: Sarwan Singh Gill1979–1982: Raja Azlan Shah1982–1984: Tun Salleh Abas1984–1988: Tun Abdul Hamid Omar1988–1992: Hashim Yeop Sani1992–1994: Gunn Chit Tuan1994-2000: Tun Eusoff Chin2000-2003: Tun Mohamed Dzaiddin Abdullah2003-2007: Tun Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim2007-2008: Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad2008-2011: Tun Zaki Tun Azmi2011-present: Tun Arifin Zakaria1994: Tun Eusoff Chin1994–1998: Anuar Zainal Abidin1998–2001: Wan Adnan Ismail2001–2002: Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim2002–2004: Haidar Mohamed Noor2004–2006: Siti Norma Yaakob2007–2008: Alauddin Sheriff2008–2011: Arifin Zakaria2011-Present Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin1963–1969: Wee Chong Jin1934–1941 Charles Frederick C. Macaskie
* 1942–45 Japanese occupation1951–1952 Sir Ivor Llewellyn Brace1959–1963 Sir John Ainley1963 Sir William Campbell Wylie1963–1965: Sir William Campbell Wylie1965–1968: Philip Ernest Housden Pike1968–1973: Ismail Khan Ibrahim Khan1974–1990: Lee Hun Hoe1991–1994: Mohamad Jemuri Serjan1994: Mohamad Jemuri Serjan1995–2000: Chong Siew Fai2000–2006: Steve Shim Lip Kiong2006–present: Richard Malanjum