Anti-hopping law expected to be enforced by mid-September
Law minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says this is consistent with the timeline set in the tabling and approval of the constitution amendment bill.
Anti-hopping bill doesn't apply to senators, PM says
Ismail Sabri Yaakob says senators and other stakeholders will be briefed before the amendment is made for members of the Dewan Negara.
Let court decide fate of Bersatu reps, says Penang CM as Guan Eng calls for speedy removal
The High Court is expected to rule on a motion by the Penang state assembly to expel the Bersatu assemblymen.
Umno says may amend constitution again in line with anti-hopping law
The matter will be referred to the Umno legal adviser.
We never jumped ship, say Penang Bersatu reps
They say the recent Federal Court decision could lead to the abuse of Article 14A of the Penang state constitution.
Now, states look to amend laws to prevent reps from switching camps
Melaka and Penang have announced that they are ready to amend their constitutions, in line with the changes at the federal level.
MPs unanimously pass anti-hopping bill
All 209 MPs present voted in support of the bill in another historic show of unity.
Vote on anti-hopping bill expected in Dewan Rakyat
The bill needs the support of a two-thirds majority to be approved in the Dewan Rakyat.
Under constitutional amendment, MPs who jump ship will lose seat, says PM
However, he says MPs will not lose their seats if they are dismissed by their party or if their party is dissolved or deregistered.
Anti-hopping bill on the agenda at Dewan Rakyat
The Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill 2022 will also be tabled for first reading.
Debate on anti-hopping bill on July 27, winding-up on July 28
If there are no obstacles and MPs agree, the issue will be settled quickly, says law minister Wan Junaidi.
Quick takes on the anti-hopping bill with the law minister
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar answers questions on whether the bill would affect state assemblies, what would happen if a state does not accept the bill, and the effect of Section 18(c) of the Societies Act.