Council of Justices of the Peace
State of Penang, Malaysia
LAWS OF MALAYSIA - Act 92SUBORDINATE COURTS ACT 1948
Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006
* PART IX - JUSTICES OF THE PEACEAppointment of Justices of the Peace
**98. The State Authority may, by warrant under his hand, appoint such persons as he may deem fit to be Justices of the Peace within and for the State, and may in like manner revoke any such appointment. All appointments and revocations of appointments made under this section shall be notified in the Gazette. Powers of Justices of the Peace.
***99. Justices of the Peace shall have and may exercise within the State for which they are appointed such powers not exceeding the powers of a Second Class Magistrate as may be conferred upon them by any written law.
* NOTE—Part IX is not applicable in Sarawak–see P.U. (A) 357/1980