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The Solicitor General of Malaysia

Datuk Engku Nor Faizah binti Engku Atek
Solicitor General
Datuk Engku Nor Faizah binti Engku Atek
Duties and Function of Solicitor General

The Solicitor General assists the Attorney General and is by law empowered to perform any of the functions that can be performed by the Attorney General. This is provided under Section 40A of the Eleventh Schedule to the Federal Constitution.

Under subsection 376(2) of the Criminal Procedure Code, the Solicitor General shall have all powers of a Deputy Public Prosecutor and shall act as a Public Prosecutor in the absence or inability of the Attorney General to act.

The Solicitor General is also responsible for civil matters, interviews, intakes, transfers, postings and promotions of officers and any other duties directed by the Attorney General.