IN his lifetime, Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah was Malaysia’s ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the Sultan of Perak for three decades and the head of the country’s judiciary.
In all these positions, he left an indelible mark. But for many, he will be best remembered as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Malaya and later, the Lord President (now known as the Chief Justice).
“His Royal Highness was a great judicial luminary in his time and the annals of our judicial history will bear testimony to this,” said Christopher Leong, president of the Malaysian Bar.
“He was well respected not only in Malaysia …
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