ATTORNEY GENERAL OF MALAYSIA v. DATO' SEE TEOW CHUAN & ORS  3 CLJ 283
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
SURIYADI HALIM OMAR FCJ, ABU SAMAH NORDIN FCJ, RAMLY ALI FCJ, AZAHAR MOHAMED FCJ,
BALIA YUSOF WAHI FCJ
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: 02(f)-11-2011(W)]
26 SEPTEMBER 2017
CIVIL PROCEDURE: Contempt – Proceedings – Absence – Contemnors absent during hearing of matter due to poor health, illness and incapacity – Contemnors offered apology and prepared to be sentenced in absentia – Whether contemnors’ attendance in court could be dispensed with – Whether matter against contemnors could be dealt with in absentia – Whether contemnors could be discharged with warning – Whether court seized with power to proceed with trial of contempt proceedings and to impose sentence against contemnors who waived right to be present in court
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