Tag: Federal Constitution
Constitutional law expert Faridah Jalil of UKM recommends mediation and negotiations.
Gopal Sri Ram says the NSC Act is inconsistent with the constitution as it became law pursuant to an unconstitutional amendment.
Existing laws require citizens to apply to be registered as voters if they wish to vote.
Gopal Sri Ram says there is currently nothing in the constitution requiring the prime minister to consult others before submitting the name of the MACC chief to the king for approval.
In rebuttal to retired officers, M Ramachelvam says the current system of police discipline has failed the public.
DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says the party adheres to principles under the Federal Constitution.
Shad Saleem Faruqi says there is no harm in consulting the Rulers, but there is no constitutional basis that they should be consulted.
The urgent motion was to record the state’s support for the constitutional amendment bill which was shot down in the Dewan Rakyat recently.
Abdul Aziz Bari scoffs at the idea of forming a select committee to study a parliamentary bill before it is tabled.
The PKR president says the Umno and BN MPs abstained from voting although the bill was 'very clear'.
The prime minister says 'all successes and revenue' will be equally distributed.
The Sabah Law Society says the bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution must reflect what was agreed on in the Malaysia Agreement 1963.
Kitingan and Kurup should not just cosy up to Mahathir but should help their fellow Sabahan minister, says Chan.
Approximately 140 government buildings nationwide, 39 of which are in Putrajaya, had not obtained the FC.
De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong confirms bill to amend Article 1(2) to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s equal partner status will be tabled latest next week.
Abdul Aziz Bari says those who are unhappy with the government's move to ratify the international treaty without discussing it in the Dewan Rakyat can take the matter to court.
Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says this can be done once the Federal Constitution is amended.
Pandikar Amin Mulia says the understanding from independence is that the two states are of equal status with those in the peninsula.
High Court judge Nordin Hassan sends the case to the apex court after approving two legal questions.
The Sabah opposition leader says there must also be a constitutional change to clarify that 'the federation' refers to Malaysia, not Malaya.
Hakam says it does not require the consent of the Conference of Rulers to abolish the Sedition Act and that calls for its abolition are not seditious.
P Waytha Moorthy says pre-existing customary rights cannot be removed by claiming Orang Asli land to be state land.
Azhar Azizan Harun says provision in Federal Constitution states decision of EC is not affected due to vacancies.
They say merely amending a federal law like the Criminal Procedure Code would be insufficient and could lead to legal challenges.