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(a) Established pursuant to section 3 of the Subordinate Courts Act 1948.

(b) Every proceeding is presided by a Magistrate.

(c) To determine civil claims not exceeding RM100, 000.

(d) To try all offences involving a maximum term of imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or punishable with fine only, but may pass sentences of not more than 5 years imprisonment, a fine of up to RM10,000, and/or up to 12 strokes of the cane.

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