The facts emerging from Sabah get murkier by the hour.
If their resignation has been accepted, then they will lose their seats.
Yet, unless the Speaker follows the procedure in Article 49A, one cannot ‘automatically knock out' the four Sabah MPs. Truth will out. Read More
The Speaker stays in office until he resigns, or another Speaker is appointed when the next parliament convenes. Read More
Was Art Harun, the Speaker, right, when he said, Najib could continue to sit as an MP, pending the King's decision over Najib's application for a royal pardon? Read More
How many times can the monarch 'exercise' his constitutional, 'appointing discretion'?
My view is: 'Once'.
Why is that? Read More
Can the King act against the Cabinet’s advice? Read More
The answer is ‘No’. His Majesty the King cannot ignore, delay or refuse the appointment of a Prime Minister, if the candidate has the support of the majority of the MPs in the House of Representatives. Read More
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 Speaker abdicated his duties to a minister? Is the Speaker's role subordinate to that of a minister? Read More
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. Here it is Read More
Pada 13 Julai, dua usul akan dibentangkan di Parlimen: (1) Usul Undi Tidak Percaya, dan (2) Usul Pemecatan Speaker yang sedia ada. Pada hari itu, adakah Ahli Parlimen kita akan bersuara dengan hati nurani atau mengikut arahan parti? Apa yang akan dilakukan oleh MP-MP kita pada 13 Julai? Read More
Adakah MP hilang kelayakan (‘disqualified’?) dari menjadi seorang MP hanya kerana beliau menerima saraan atau pendapatan dari pihak ketiga?
Saya berpendapat bahawa soalan ini merupakan suatu soalan yang tidak betul.
Mengapa? Read More