COUNCIL OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, STATE OF PENANG, MALAYSIA
Council of Justices of the Peace

State of Penang, Malaysia


LAWS OF MALAYSIA - Act 92

SUBORDINATE COURTS ACT 1948

Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006


Excerpt from

* PART IX - JUSTICES OF THE PEACE

Appointment 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
**    NOTE—For application in Federal Territory–see P.U. (A) 43/1974.
***   NOTE—For application in Sabah and Sarawak–see P.U. (A) 357/1980.

 
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