The Office of Subordinate Court of Malaya

ROLES AND FUNCTIONS

Basically, the main function of the Court is to uphold justice and as a disputes resolution medium between the litigants. However, the Court’s roles and functions shall subject to the laws and regulations.

A. Sessions Court

The Sessions Court receives registration and handles criminal and civil cases in accordance with jurisdiction. The civil jurisdiction for Sessions Court is for the claims between RM100,001.00 to RM1,000,000.00. Meanwhile, the criminal jurisdiction for the Sessions Court is for all criminal offences except for those punishable with death. 

Besides, the Sessions Court serves to settle the cases within the timeline. The Sessions Court also receives various criminal application from various agencies such as deposition and inquest.

The Sessions Court also prepares monthly statistic by states to show the Court’s performances.

B. Magistrates Court

The Magistrates Court receives registration and handles criminal and civil cases in accordance with jurisdiction. The civil jurisdiction for Sessions Court is for the claims between RM1 to RM100,000.00. Meanwhile, the criminal jurisdiction for the Magistrates Court is for all criminal offences punishable with imprisonment which not exceeding 10 years and fine.

Besides, the Magistrates Court serves to settle the cases within the timeline. The Magistrates Court also receives various criminal application from various agencies such as deposition, remand, search warrant, disposal of exhibits and others. Magistrates Court also handles any cases which are referred under Section 108 of Criminal Procedures Code which basically is the public’s complaint involving the irregular offences.

The Magistrates Courts is also responsible to prepare the monthly statistic.

 

THE REGISTRAR’S OFFICE OF THE SUBORDINATE COURT OF MALAYA

 

The Registrar’s Office of the Subordinate Court of Malaya is responsible for monitoring the management of subordinate courts throughout the Peninsular Malaysia. The Registrar’s Office of the Subordinate Court does its monitoring by ensuring that all the states court comply with the directions issued by the Registrar’s Office of the Federal Court and the existing laws. The monitoring is done based on statistics, inspectorate, complaint investigation, and review through the record of proceeding. In order to achieve the goal of good management of subordinate court, the The Registrar’s Office of the Subordinate Court of Malaya has conducted meetings with various agencies, departments, and divisions which dealing with the subordinate court to solve issues and its related problems.

CHIEF REGISTRAR'S OFFICE
Federal Court of Malaysia, Palace of Justice,
Precint 3, 62506 Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Tel 03 8880 3500
Fax 03 8880 3886
Email webmaster@kehakiman.gov.my

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