May 5 case management for challenge to Penang's anti-hopping law
The appeal was filed in 2020 to challenge the constitutionality of Article 14A of the Penang state constitution.
Bar questions controversial clause in govt's MoU
It says Clause 4 appears 'directly averse' to the anti-hopping bill to prevent MPs from switching camps.
GRS confident 4 MPs won't be affected by anti-hopping law
GRS secretary-general Masidi Manjun says they were fully aware of the anti-hopping law, which came into effect on Oct 5, before they contested in the recent general election.
Anti-party hopping law to come into force on Oct 5
With the enforcement of the act, MPs who leave their parties will lose their membership.
Govt to consider Section 18C of Societies Act in drafting anti-hopping bill, says law minister
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar assures that all relevant and related provisions will be taken into account by the special committee in charge of drafting the bill.
Anti-hopping law to benefit court cluster in quest to dissolve Parliament?
It could also profit political parties with a long history of turmoil, leading to more frequent by-elections.
Undi 18, automatic voter registration to be implemented by Dec 31, says law minister
Legislation to prevent party hopping and to limit the prime minister's tenure has been proposed, to be brought to Parliament before July 2022.
The futility of an anti-hopping law
A political funding law, meanwhile, would prevent the recurrence of infamous bribery cases such as 1MDB and ensure that the flow of money for political activities is legitimate.
Lawyer says anti-hopping law crucial before next GE
This would not only restore trust in elections, but also allow the victors to focus on governing without being sidetracked by threats of defections.