Ahmad Maarop

Yang Amat Arif Tan Sri Dato' Sri
Ahmad Haji Maarop
P.S.M., S.S.A.P, D.C.S.M., D.S.M.Z., D.M.S.M, S.M.P., K.M.N.
President of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia
Assumed office
11 July 2018
Nominated by Mahathir Mohamad
Appointed by Sultan Muhammad V
Preceded by Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin
Chief Judge of The High Court of Malaya
In office
4 April 2017  11 July 2018
Nominated by Najib Razak
Appointed by Sultan Muhammad V
Preceded by Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin
Succeeded by Zaharah Ibrahim
Personal details
Born Ahmad bin Haji Maarop
25 May 1953
Kampung Serkam, Malacca, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Spouse(s) Zainon binti Haji Zainuddin
Children 3
Alma mater University of Malaya

Tan Sri Dato' Sri Ahmad bin Haji Maarop[1] is the seventh and current President of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia.

Career

On 4 April 2017, he was officially appointed as Chief Judge of The High Court of Malaya[2][3], taking over from Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin to occupy the third highest judicial office in Malaysia.

Following the 14th Malaysian general election and the resignation of Zulkefli, Ahmad was again chosen to take over from Zulkefli, this time ascending to the second highest judicial office of Malaysia, becoming the President of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia. He was sworn-in by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on 11 July 2018.[4][5][6][7] As such, Ahmad is currently the second-highest judicial officer in Malaysia after the Chief Justice of Malaysia.

Honours

Honours of Malaysia

References

  1. "President of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia". Judiciary of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  2. "Md Raus appointed new Chief Justice". Bernama. The Sun Daily. 1 April 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  3. "Md Raus is new Chief Justice of Malaysia". Bernama. The Star. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  4. "Ahmad Maarop angkat sumpah Presiden Mahkamah Rayuan". Murni Wan Omar (in Malay). Harian Metro. 12 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  5. "Ahmad, David Wong angkat sumpah jawatan". Norlizah Abas (in Malay). Utusan. 12 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  6. "Richard Malanjum is new Chief Justice". Bernama. New Straits Times. 11 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  7. "Richard Malanjum Ketua Hakim Negara baharu". Bernama (in Malay). Harian Metro. 11 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  8. "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".
Preceded by
Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin
President of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia
2018–
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin
Chief Judge of The High Court of Malaya
2017–2018
Succeeded by
Zaharah Ibrahim
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