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Civil Division

Head of Division
Dato' Amarjeet Singh a/l Serjit Singh
Deputy Head of Civil Division I
Deputy Head of Civil Division II
Alice Loke Yee Ching
Suzana binti Atan
 
 
Vision
To guarantee all civil actions taken by or against the Government of Malaysia being handled professionally and efficiently by ensuring a high standard of advocacy and ethics.
 
Mission
To ensure all civil actions taken by or against the Government of Malaysia being handled with utmost honesty, diligence, precision and efficiency according to the Federal Constitution and the Laws of Malaysia to uphold justice.
 
Policy of Civil Division
All civil actions instituted by or against the Government of Malaysia and other matters including appointments of Notaries Public, admissions and ad hoc admissions as advocate and solicitor and those relating to the beneficiaries of public, religious, social and charitable trusts will be conducted with the highest quality of service in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Constitution and the law and ever safeguarding the interests of the Government and the public.
 
Objectives
  • To protect the interests of the Government of Malaysia in all civil actions.
  • To protect the public interest.
  • To ensure the appointments of competent notaries public.
  • To ensure that the quality of advocates and solicitors accords with established standards.
  • To protect the interests of beneficiaries of public, religious, social or charitable trusts.
Role & Function
Senior Federal Counsel/Federal Counsel from the Civil Division perform the following roles and functions:
  • Represent the Government of Malaysia in all civil proceedings.
  • Represent the Attorney General in matters of public interest.
  • Process applications for appointments as notaries public pursuant to the Notaries Public Act 1959 (Revised 1973).
  • Represent the Attorney General in petitions for admissions as advocates and solicitors pursuant to the Legal Profession Act 1976.
  • Process applications for Special Admission Certificates and Certificates of Renewal under Part IIA of the Legal Profession Act 1976.
  • Represent the Attorney General in cases concerning public, religious, social or charitable trust.
Clients Charter
“To efficiently and accurately handle all civil actions brought by and against the Government of Malaysia and other matters entrusted in accordance with the Constitution and the laws of the country”