Muhyiddin also handpicked Arifin the special committee advising the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the emergency.
The electoral roll takes up to four months to be updated.
His first wife, Toh Puan Azimah Mohd Ali, died in 2016.
The New Commercial Courts, first established in Kuala Lumpur when Tun Arifin was Chief Judge of Malaya, saw commercial cases being disposed within nine months from the date of filing.
He was a small- sized man, but he was a giant in law and justice.
His elevation as the Chief Justice of Malaysia was on 12 September 2011.