Rosmah, in her application, was also seeking to be acquitted and discharged, arising from the declarations sought.
Justice Datuk Has Zanah Mehat, who led a three-member panel, ruled that the decision made pursuant to an exercise of royal prerogative of mercy cannot be varied or confirmed by the court and, as such, is not justiciable.
In the meantime, Najib may defer filing his defence until the stay application is disposed of.
The panel judges found no merit in the appeal and awarded costs for the respondents of RM10,000 for each of the appeals.
Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said in a statement today that this will involve recipients of the moratorium from the bottom 50% of all Malaysians, in terms of income classification, for a period of three months in the fourth quarter of 2021
The former finance minister's lawyer said his client had been in close contact with a Covid-19 positive patient and as such, is under a 10-day quarantine order from Sept 1 to 10.
In view of declining revenue collection for the first half of 2021 and it is expected that subsequent collection will continue to shrink due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the implementation of the various iterations of the MCO, tax experts and economists have called on the government to look into alternative avenues to increase the revenue.
Taking over Ismail Sabri's defence portfolio is his Umno comrade Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.
No reason was disclosed for the deferment of the hearing, which the court had on Aug 9 scheduled for today
Justice Datuk Ahmad Kamal Md Shahid said he will deliberate on the matter before delivering his decision by way of email to the parties.