Dewan Negara Passes Judges Remuneration (Amendment) Bill 2013

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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 – The Dewan Negara today passed the Judges Remuneration (Amendment) Bill 2013 which entitles judges who resign before the age of 60 to get pension benefits. The judges concerned, however, must have served as judges for not less that five years . The Bill among others also covers pension increments and other retirement benefits for judges and their dependents. It sets the pension increment rate at two per cent per annum. The Bill was passed after it was brough up for third reading by Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Razali Ibrahim.