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Revocation of emergency ordinances pushed to next Dewan meeting

Eight other bills scheduled for second and third readings will also be brought forward.

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The motion to debate and pass the proposed revocation of the emergency ordinances as provided for in Article 150 (3) of the Federal Constitution will be brought to the next meeting of the Dewan Rakyat.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar announced this during the sitting today.

“I call for the motion brought forth by the prime minister on the revocation of the emergency ordinances listed as number 13 in today’s Order Paper to be brought to the next meeting, too,” he said before the start of the minister’s question time.

According to the Order Paper, the ordinances include the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021, the Emergency (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 and the Emergency (Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing, Accommodations and Amenities) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021.

Wan Junaidi also said that eight bills scheduled for second and third readings today will likewise be brought to the next meeting.

The bills are the Occupational Safety and Health (Amendment) Bill 2020, Factories and Machinery (Repeal) Bill 2020, Malaysian Space Board Bill 2020, Independent Police Conduct Commission Bill 2020, Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Bill 2021, Trade Descriptions (Amendment) Bill 2021, Wildlife Conservation (Amendment) Bill 2021, Small Estates (Distribution) (Amendment) Bill 2021).

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