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(a) Original jurisdiction

  • Civil – Unlimited jurisdiction to determine actions involving claims exceeding RM1 million.

  • Criminal – To determine all criminal matters punishable with death (murder, drug trafficking, treason, firearms and kidnapping).

(b) Appellate jurisdiction – to determine appeals originating from the Subordinate Courts.

(c) Supervisory jurisdiction – to review the decisions of inferior courts, tribunals and other bodies or persons who carry out quasi-judicial functions.

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