"New Code Of Ethics For Judges?"
Here's the NST front page report:
KUALA LUMPUR: If ever a judge is confused as to what he can or cannot do, the new Judges’ Code of Ethics 2009 makes it clear.
Be close friends with a lawyer;
Be involved in a case in which a family member is
Give public comment about a pending or impending proceedings that might be heard before the judge’s court;
Be involved in charitable fund raising or membership solicitation; and
Permit others to convey the impression that they are in a position to influence the judge.
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Our judges really need to be told what to do and what not to do.
I thought when anyone takes the oath to be a judge, he or she is supposed to already know all the don'ts.