Home ministry counts 688 citizenship applications for children born overseas
This is from a total of 150,000 citizenship applications received to date.
Cabinet gives green light to amendments on equal citizenship
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2023 is expected to be tabled during the current Parliament sitting as it has met the necessary legal requirements.
Apex court grants leave to appeal in equal citizenship case
Leave to appeal has been granted to Family Frontiers, six Malaysian mothers and a young woman born in India who is seeking to be declared a Malaysian citizen.
Bill on equal citizenship to continue if PN wins, says Hamzah
The home minister says his hands were previously tied by 'existing laws under the constitution'.
Dec 14 hearing for leave to appeal on equal citizenship
The court will hear Family Frontiers’ application together with another case brought by one Mahisha Sulaiha, who also lost her lawsuit for a declaration that she is entitled to Malaysian citizenship.
High Court was rewriting the law, judge says in appeals court ruling on equal citizenship
Court of Appeal judge says in his written grounds of judgment that the remedy for Malaysian women to obtain citizenship for their children is provided for under Article 15 (2) of the Federal Constitution.
Verdict on govt’s appeal in equal citizenship case postponed to Aug 5
The court's decision on two appeals has been reverted for further submissions following an additional point raised by the government.
AG to advise Agong on equal citizenship
This is because the issue of citizenship according to the Federal Constitution involves the consent of the Conference of Rulers.