Case before Malaysian Federal Court challenges amendment reducing constitutional power of monarch

7 August
Palace of Justice, Malaysia (photo credit: Matthew Ong/flickr)
Palace of Justice, Malaysia (photo credit: Matthew Ong/flickr)
The amendment made to a provision in the Federal Constitution had terminated the role of the Yang-di-Pertuan Agong from that of a constitutional monarch to that of a mere rubber stamp, the Federal Court heard yesterday. Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram submitted before a seven-member bench that the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 was unconstitutional as it became a law pursuant to the unconstitutional amendment to Article 66 of the Federal Constitution.
Read the full article here: Borneo Post

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