Abdul Hamid Mohamad says in a joint statement that any failure by the Agong to heed advice in his official duties would open up a legal challenge in which the AG could not defend him.
Hong Kong’s foreign judges started at its 1997 handover to help maintain its credibility as an international financial hub.
Blind loyalty to certain leaders, by ignoring their moral lapses, is not uncommon in non-Malay politics today.
The court adjudicates solely on constitutional provisions and not on why schools can re-open but Parliament cannot convene.
A seven-member bench says the news portal is fully responsible for its website, including whatever is published.
Salleh's death is a reminder of Mahathir's chequered past in issues relating to human rights, specifically judiciary independence.
While reference to the government usually points to the prime minister, it actually refers to all three branches – the executive, the judiciary and the legislative – which are independent but whose interaction results in a healthy check and balance for the good of the nation.
Salleh was dismissed as lord president after criticising what he said was then-prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's meddling in the judiciary.