Indonesian Constitutional Court Present on Opening Legal Year 2019
11 January 2019

Deputy of Chief Justice H.E. Aswanto attended the Opening of Legal Year (OLY) 2019 held by Federal Court of Malaysia on Friday (11/01/19) in Putrajaya, Malaysia.


In the event opened by the President of Malaysian Federal Court Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum, pointed out the importance of mastering information technology and communication as well as the development of artificial intelligence practice in law sector especially for judiciary to accomplish the law issues which become more complex nowadays. However, he also highlighted the development of law in Malaysia and the political dynamics that currently happened in regards change of power and various suggestions that followed to support the reinforcement of the legal institutions especially the judicial institutions.


In addition, H.E Aswanto had a discussions with Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum related to the position of Malaysia as The President of AACC who carried out the mandate to held biennial Congress and Board of Members Meeting (BoMM). Aswanto even conveyed the Board of Members meeting (BoMM) in Dominica Republic which will be held in near future where Malaysia, in its capacity as President of AACC, is expected to present and give some words at the meeting. Indonesia itself will join the meeting as the representatives of Asian continent.


During the talk, Aswanto also expressed his gratitude and gladly invite Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum to visit the Constitutional Court of Indonesia. The visit is intended for Malaysia, as the President of AACC, examine the Permanent Secretariat o AACC in Planning and Coordination which located in Indonesian Constitutional Court, Jakarta.


In respond to that,  Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum stated his intention to visit Indonesia which expected to be on February in order to have direct communication and discussion with Indonesian Constitutional Court concerning the upcoming Congress and BoMM. (Helmi/LA/SO)