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Tag: rule of law

Remove ouster clauses that interfere with judges’ powers, say lawyers

Two lawyers say ouster clauses are no longer valid following two Federal Court decisions that no act of Parliament can remove the power of the courts to inquire into decisions of public authorities.

Dr Mahathir, jangan jolok sarang tebuan

Prinsip 'rule of law' memang wajar ditegakkan tanpa pengecualian. Namun, dalam konteks sekarang, prinsip ini seperti hanya digunakan untuk tujuan politik dan tidak ikhlas menegakkan undang-undang.

No one above the law, rulers included, says Dr M

The prime minister says he is disturbed when laws are breached by invoking immunity.

Jho Low maintains innocence after new charges filed

The statement comes on the back of the controversial businessman being hit with fresh criminal charges under Malaysia’s securities laws.

Hindu temple says will follow judgment to relocate, as rival group...

Temple administrator says they got a fair deal under the consent judgment that all parties agreed to in 2014.

It’s not revenge, says Dr M on charges filed against Najib,...

The prime minister says former prime minister Najib Razak and former treasury secretary-general Mohd Irwan Serigar were charged because there was evidence against them.

The great threat to rule of law

Malaysians with conscience and integrity should not waver in this momentous struggle against abuse of power.

I wish we can throw several corrupt individuals in prison, says...

The economic affairs minister, however, says the rule of law has to be observed to ensure they are not freed by the court later due to a weak case.

Everyone must abide by the law, says Dr M

The prime minister says non-compliance with the rule of law could lead to chaos in the country.

Dr M pledges to play by rules after Najib’s daughter cries...

The prime minister rejects suggestions that he is out for revenge against the former leader.

‘Rule of law’ still allows AG to reverse decisions, says Sivarasa

The deputy minister says charges brought by the previous AG against many individuals, not just Lim Guan Eng, have also been withdrawn.

Umno denounces Guan Eng’s acquittal

'Goodbye, rule of law,' says Annuar Musa. 'It stinks to high heaven,' says Khairy Jamaluddin. 'It doesn't make sense,' says Azalina Othman.

Rule of Law and the ‘Melayu Bangkit’ rally

Something serious has to be done to discourage the stoking and fomenting of issues centred around race and religion.

AG open to separating Judicial and Legal Services, says source

It says Tommy Thomas' support will enhance the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary among Sessions Court judges and magistrates.

I was put in cold storage after Indira verdict, says judge

Hamid Sultan Abu Backer says a top judge scolded him for his dissenting judgment in a conversion case and that subsequently he was not assigned to hear cases related to the constitution.

Perak sultan: Every citizen must participate in strengthening rule of law

Voters must understand that their responsibility to democracy and the rule of law does not end at the ballot box, says Sultan Nazrin Shah.

Jho Low’s attack on Dr M just a red herring, says...

Gopal Sri Ram says the fugitive businessman is trying to distract attention from the issue at hand by accusing the prime minister of violating the rule of law.

Jho Low recalls 1988 judicial crisis to slam Dr M over...

The businessman at the centre of the 1MDB scandal says there is no rule of law under Mahathir's government.

Lawyer: Khairuddin willing to settle suit if compensation is adequate

Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says he will write to the Attorney-General's Chambers to get them to consider the 1MDB critic as a victim of the BN government.

Sosma must go as it’s against the rule of law, say...

They say the law has been abused to investigate and charge critics of the former government, instead of militants and terrorists.

Lawyer: AG must tell if India made extradition request for Naik

SN Nair says it is the AG, not a ministry, that should be involved in responding to any request by India for Zakir Naik's extradition.

Gobind: Putrajaya will follow rule of law in Zakir Naik’s case

He says once India puts forward its case, the decision will be made whether to send the controversial preacher back.

Back govt crackdown on illegal migrants, MTUC tells Bar

MTUC secretary-general J Solomon says previous government failed to regularise inflow of workers and situation is now serious.

EU lawmakers want to punish Orbán’s Hungary for democratic slide

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been weakening democracy and rule of law.