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Sivakumar gets leave to challenge EC

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Oct 2009: Embattled Perak Speaker V Sivakumar and six others were given the nod by the High Court here today to challenge the decision of the Election Commission (EC) in not holding by-elections in three state seats in Perak. Sivakumar, Pakatan Rakyat (PR) assemblypersons Chen Fook Chye, Tai Sing Ng and A [...]

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EC acted beyond powers, court told

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Sept 2009: The Election Commission (EC) acted beyond its powers and functions in not holding by-elections for three state seats in Perak, the High Court here was told today. Counsel Datuk S Ambiga said the EC’s decision in holding that the state assembly seats of Behrang, Changkat Jering and Jelapang were not [...]

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Sivakumar’s leave application hearing on 28 May

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 March 2009: The leave applications by Perak state assembly Speaker V Sivakumar and six others for a judicial review to compel the Election Commission (EC) to hold fresh elections in Behrang, Changkat Jering and Jelapang will be heard on 28 May. High Court judge Lau Bee Lan fixed the date after the [...]

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Najib and four have audience with Perak Sultan (updated 11.45am)

Updated on 5 Feb 2009 at 11.45am IPOH, 5 Feb 2009: Datuk Seri Najib Razak returned to Istana Kinta at 10.55am, a half hour after leaving it this morning, together with the four assemblypersons who left Pakatan Rakyat, to meet the Perak Sultan. The four are Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s Jamaluddin Mohd Radzi (Behrang) and [...]

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Lawyers divided over EC’s decision

Lawyers divided over EC’s decision

PETALING JAYA, 4 Feb 2009: Lawyers are divided over the Election Commission’s right to prevent by-elections on the basis of doubtful vacancies for the Behrang and Changkat Jering seats in Perak. Constitutional lawyer Prof Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi argued that the EC has the power to make the decision it made. Additionally, Dr Shad questioned [...]

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Hopping from position to position

Hopping from position to position

“People like him don’t have any political consciousness…he was chosen by running under BN, not as an independent, DAP, PKR, or PAS candidate. “He has betrayed the voters’ trust…if I was from Perak, I would start gathering the support of NGOs and village chiefs to pressure him to step down.” DATUK Seri Dr Rais Yatim, [...]

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