Tag: rule of law
Two lawyers say ouster clauses are no longer valid following two Federal Court decisions that no act of Parliament can remove the power of the courts to inquire into decisions of public authorities.
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.
The prime minister says he is disturbed when laws are breached by invoking immunity.
The statement comes on the back of the controversial businessman being hit with fresh criminal charges under Malaysia’s securities laws.
Temple administrator says they got a fair deal under the consent judgment that all parties agreed to in 2014.
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.
Malaysians with conscience and integrity should not waver in this momentous struggle against abuse of power.
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.
The prime minister says non-compliance with the rule of law could lead to chaos in the country.
The prime minister rejects suggestions that he is out for revenge against the former leader.
The deputy minister says charges brought by the previous AG against many individuals, not just Lim Guan Eng, have also been withdrawn.
'Goodbye, rule of law,' says Annuar Musa. 'It stinks to high heaven,' says Khairy Jamaluddin. 'It doesn't make sense,' says Azalina Othman.
Something serious has to be done to discourage the stoking and fomenting of issues centred around race and religion.
It says Tommy Thomas' support will enhance the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary among Sessions Court judges and magistrates.
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.
Voters must understand that their responsibility to democracy and the rule of law does not end at the ballot box, says Sultan Nazrin Shah.
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.
The businessman at the centre of the 1MDB scandal says there is no rule of law under Mahathir's government.
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.
They say the law has been abused to investigate and charge critics of the former government, instead of militants and terrorists.
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.
He says once India puts forward its case, the decision will be made whether to send the controversial preacher back.
MTUC secretary-general J Solomon says previous government failed to regularise inflow of workers and situation is now serious.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been weakening democracy and rule of law.
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