n Acta Juridica - Procedure and remedies in judicial review : a Malaysian perspective : country studies

Volume 2006, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1346
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2088



The power of Malaysian Courts to issue prerogative orders has always been governed by statute. It is not necessary to look at the position before 1947. In that year the Courts Ordinance was enacted which contained the following provision in paragraph 1 of its Second Schedule: 'Jurisdiction and authority of a like nature and extent as are exercised by the Chancery and King's Bench Divisions of the High Court of Justice in England.'

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