What options are open to the King?

The nation is on tenterhooks. The Prime Minister has resigned. He has been reappointed an 'interim PM'. No coalition can be formed. What will the King do? What options are before His Majesty? Currently, the King is interviewing every MP personally. He wants to determine each one's stand. Will this MP support the one coalition or the other? Does the MP think a snap poll is inevitable? Is ...

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On the horns of a dilemma – will the Federal Court judges recuse themselves?

An unusual thing happened at the Federal Court on August 6, 2018.  There is a history to this.  You know it well. It concerns a company called 1MDB and the ex-PM Najib Razak. On March 23, 2016, Mahathir sued the then PM Najib Razak for ‘misfeasance in public office’. The High Court struck out the suit. The judge ruled that a prime minister was not a ‘public officer.  The Court of ...

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Malaysia mempunyai dua Ketua Hakim?

Malaysia mempunyai dua Ketua Hakim Negara? Dalam artikel bertarikh 13.07.2018, bekas Ketua Hakim Negara, Tun Abdul Hamid mengatakan bahawa daripada jam 9:30pm pada 11.07.2018 sehingga tengah malam pada 31.07.2018 Malaysia mempunyai dua Ketua Hakim. Adakah beliau betul dalam mengatakan sedemikan? Apabila Yang di-Pertuan Agong (‘YDPA’) menerima peletakan jawatan Ketua Hakim Negara (‘KHN’) dan Presiden Mahkamah Rayuan (‘PMR’) pada 08.06.2018, secara automatik peranan mereka sebagai KHN dan PMR tamat serta merta. YDPA tidak melanjutkan ...

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