Thursday, April 22, 2021

Federal Constitution

Non-negotiable, Sarawak CM says on constitutional amendment

Abang Johari Openg says the constitution will only align with what was promised in MA63 once the amendment is made.

Decision on Sarawak-PN ties to be constitutional, not political, CM says

Abang Johari Openg says the decision to which he referred yesterday was in the context of the proposal to amend the constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners in the federation.

Anwar files bid to refer questions on emergency proclamation to Federal Court

The questions include whether the advice given to the king to suspend Parliament is subject to ouster clauses and reviewable in court.

Group files suit to challenge gender bias in granting Malaysian citizenship

Family Frontiers criticises tedious application process and prolonged periods of limited access to education, healthcare and social protections.

No provisions for confidence motions in constitution, says law minister

Takiyuddin Hassan says it is up to the Agong to decide whether an individual still commands the confidence of the majority.

The king and us

The king rules and the government governs. The role of the Agong is to be consulted, to encourage and to warn, with conventions clearly stated in the constitution.

High Court rules one-day Parliament sitting valid

The judge says the one-day sitting was unusual and unprecedented but not against the law.

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