The Special Court

June 22, 2019 Law

There shall be a court which shall be known as the Special Court and shall consist of the Chief Justice of the Federal
Court, who shall be the Chairman, the Chief Judges of the High Courts, and two other persons who hold or have held office as judge of the Federal Court or a High Court appointed by the Conference of Rulers.

Any proceedings by or against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong or the Ruler of a State in his personal capacity shall be brought
in a Special Court established under Clause.

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The Special Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction to try all offences committed in the Federation by the Yang di-Pertuan
Agong or the Ruler of a State and all civil cases by or against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong or the Ruler of a State notwithstanding where the cause of action arose.

The Special Court shall have the same jurisdiction and powers as are vested in the inferior courts, the High Court and
the Federal Court by this Constitution or any federal law and shall have its registry in Kuala Lumpur.

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