Govt committed to separating powers of AG and public prosecutor, says Azalina
The law minister also slams the opposition for failing to separate the roles of the attorney-general and public prosecutor when they were in power.
Law on revision of death penalty, life imprisonment comes into force Sept 12
Prisoners who have been sentenced to death or life imprisonment can start applying to the courts to review their sentences starting tomorrow.
Just my opinion, Azalina says on suggestion for Umno to contest on its own
The Umno information chief had also asked if the party would still be contesting under the BN symbol in the future or under the BN symbol with a new coalition.
Stop pointing fingers, we did well, says Zahid loyalist Azalina
The Umno information chief cites a 0.25% difference in popular votes between Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional on one side, and Perikatan Nasional.
Nothing in constitution allows state elections to affect federal govt, says Azalina
The law minister also cites the anti-party hopping law which prevents MPs from switching camp.
Govt to discuss need for 3R law with Bar Council, other stakeholders
Law minister Azalina Othman Said says cases involving 3R issues are currently investigated under laws geared towards elements of criminal offence.
Proposed amendments to citizenship laws to be presented to rulers after state polls
Law minister Azalina Othman Said says the government is preparing a document on the proposed amendments to Part III and the First and Second Schedules of the Federal Constitution.
Govt mulling act for civil penalties on those who play up 3R issues
Law minister Azalina Othman Said says 3R offences are currently investigated under the Sedition Act, which can take a long time.
Govt will go all out to protect sovereignty of country, says Azalina
The law minister says the government is preparing to take legal action against funder and eight Filipinos who claim to be the heirs of the Sulu Sultanate.
Malaysia scores landmark victory against Sulu claim at Paris court
The Paris Court of Appeal has upheld Malaysia's challenge against the partial award rendered in May 2020.
Personal loans top reason for bankruptcy
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law and Institutional Reform) Azalina Othman Said says they make up nearly half of cases recorded.
2 new groups qualify for bankruptcy discharge after amendment to Insolvency Act
The two categories are individuals with mental illnesses certified by government psychiatrists and those who are over 70 years old.