Was the Speaker right to refer the Motion of No Confidence to a Minister of the Crown?

9–13 minutes to read

Last week, the Speaker of the Malaysian Parliament declared that to table, in Parliament, a Motion of No Confidence against the PM, the motion needed the 'permission' of the Law Minister. Since when has any ...

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Who is qualified to be the Chief Minister of Sabah?

5 minutes to read

For the answer, you need to respond to two questions: (Q-1): Which single party has the most seats in the Legislative Assembly of Sabah? (Q-2): Who is the leader of that party? He is the ...

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Aaron Abraham, the Law Lecturer, and a difficult question

5 minutes to read

Mr Abraham was something of a mystery. Taciturn and inscrutable, he showed a combination of humility, compassion, industry and stamina that few of us can dream of.

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What is the legal consequence of Lim Guan Eng’s prosecution?

5 minutes to read

If you are an MP, and you are convicted of a crime, and if your sentence is not stayed by an order of court, then you cannot continue as an MP. You know what happened ...

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Do we have a Speaker in Parliament?

9–13 minutes to read

Did you realise that Malaysia has become the focal point of major constitutional issues in the last few years?   We have had all sorts of issues that have assailed the nation. Last week we had another. ...

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Will the MPs vote obeying their oath, or party lines?

5 minutes to read

Two motions are pending before Parliament: (1) Motion calling for a Vote of No Confidence against the PM; and (2) Motion for the Replacement of the current Speaker of Parliament. If the Speaker motion succeeds, ...

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