Tag: rule of law
What is good for the goose must also be good for the gander, he says.
The prime minister says 'bad laws' drawn up by previous administration will be replaced.
If not, it will be a serious dereliction of the role and duties of the council and the Malaysian Bar, says Ragunath Kesavan.
The home minister says Zakir Naik should appreciate his PR status and consider it a privilege.
Hassan Karim says the authorities already have a material witness who has confessed voluntarily to having had homosexual sex.
The former prime minister bemoans delayed action taken against cases involving individuals linked to the ruling coalition.
Two lawyers say ouster clauses are no longer valid following two Federal Court decisions that no act of Parliament can remove the power of the courts to inquire into decisions of public authorities.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deputy minister says charges brought by the previous AG against many individuals, not just Lim Guan Eng, have also been withdrawn.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.