Tag: Conference of Rulers
Shad Saleem Faruqi says there is no harm in consulting the Rulers, but there is no constitutional basis that they should be consulted.
Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says he spent 45 minutes explaining the legal position at an informal session of the Conference of Rulers.
The PKR president says the prime minister did not want to prolong the issue.
The Conference of Rulers has been invested by the Federal Constitution with a unique and advisory rule.
The Conference of Rulers will meet at the palace in Kuala Lumpur today to decide on the next Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
The nine Malay rulers decide by secret ballot on who will be the next king.
Lawyers for Liberty says this claim is a 'gross misunderstanding and misreading' of the legislation as well as the Federal Constitution.
The three rulers are next in line, and lawyers say the Conference of Rulers is bound by the constitution.
The meeting also touched on the appointment of the Election Commission chairman.
The appointment of top judges is on the agenda of the Conference of Rulers which meets for two days from today.
Gopal Sri Ram says the incoming chief justice must ensure a strong apex court and Court of Appeal bench by nominating judges who have demonstrated judicial independence.
Gopal Sri Ram says the act must be repealed but can be redrafted to comply with the constitution if the government wants such a law.
Otherwise the government would be heading for legal disaster if it has to bring charges against those who broke the law in the previous government while the AG is also Public Prosecutor, says former judge Gopal Sri Ram.
It's not merely a question of ethnicity, there are other concerns such as a possible conflict of interest, poor command of the national language and lack of understanding about the shariah.
The former MP argues that the Dewan Rakyat speaker and secretary's bid to strike out his suit is unconstitutional and a breach of their oath to uphold the supreme law of the land.
When the Conference of Rulers takes a stand on financial integrity or national unity or the role of Islam in multi-religious Malaysia, the people should come out in full support.
Politicians and ‘little Napoleons’ in government have kept sowing discord even though Malaysians have respected and accepted one another, Sin Chew writer Chong Lip Teck says.
Sarawak PKR chief says BN state figures, including chief ministers, must put aside their loyalty to their federal ‘political masters’ over the matter.
The Judicial Appointments Commission can then propose to the Conference of Rulers to appoint Richard Malanjum to the top judicial post, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Office of the Keeper of the Rulers' Seal will declare the date for Aidilfitri the same night through radio and television broadcasts.
Tawfik Ismail reminds Speaker that a debate over the shariah amendment in the Dewan Rakyat can be sub judice when the case is brought to the courts.
Consulting the Conference of Rulers will be out of courtesy as they are head of Islam in their states, says Syahredzan Johan
They played a similar role in ending the 1983 constitutional crisis, says Aziz Bari.
Constitutional law expert says Prime Minister's Office cannot speak on Agong's behalf over the meeting with Dr Mahathir on Citizens' Declaration.
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