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Published by Afterschool.my on Jan 27, 2016, 01:44 pm
Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail and Tan Sri Dato' Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali are among the role models for law practitioners in Malaysia as they have served the nation as attorney-generals.
Attorney-general refers to the person who is qualified to be a judge of the Federal Court. It is the duty of the Attorney General to advise His Majesty The Yang di- Pertuan Agong or the Cabinet or any Minister upon such legal matters.
The attorney-general is required to perform such other duties of a legal character, as may from time to time be referred or assigned to him by His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong or the Cabinet, and to discharge the functions conferred on him by or under this Constitution or any other written law.
Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail served as Malaysia's attorney general for over 13 years, starting from 2002.
Date of Birth : 6 October 1955
Place of Birth : Lahad Datu, Sabah
Spouse's Name : Maimun Datuk Haji Arif
Bachelor of Laws(Hons) Universiti Malaya - Year 1979
Deputy Public Prosecutor, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah - 1984
Senior Federal Counsel, Sabah - 1985
Head of the Prosecution Division, Kuala Lumpur - 1994
Head of the Advisory and International Division - 1995
Commissioner of Law Revision - 1997
Attorney General of Malaysia - 2002
Tan Sri Dato' Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali was named as the new attorney-general commencing 27 July 2015. He is the ninth attorney-general in Malaysia after Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail.
Date of Birth : 11 February 1950
Place of Birth : Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Spouse's Name : Puan Sri Datin Sri Dato' Faridah Begum binti K.A. Abdul Kader
LLB (Hons) University of London - Year 1972
Bar-At-Law, Inner Temple London - Year 1973
Institute of Advance Legal Studies, London - Year 1981
Magistrate, Magistrate's Court, Kuala Terengganu - 1973 - 1975
Director, Legal Aid Bureau for State of Kelantan - 1975 - 1977
Deputy Public Prosecuter for the State of Kelantan and Terengganu - 1977 - 1980
Legal Adviser, Ministry of Trade and Industry, kuala Lumpur - 1980 - 1982
Advocate & Solicitors in the firm of Apandi Ali & Co - 1982 - 2003
Judicial Commissioner, High Court of Malaya, Kuantan - 1.5.2003 - 2004
High Court Judge of Malaya, Kuantan - 21.12.2004 - 14.2.2007
High Court Judge of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur - 15.2.2007 - 13.4.2010
Court of Appeal Judge, Putrajaya - 14.4.2010
Judge of Federal court - 30.9.2013 - 26.7.2015
Attorney General - 27.7.2015 - present
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