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Judicial creativity: What are the limits?

Judicial creativity: What are the limits?

IT’S a running joke in the legal fraternity that lawyers cannot count. The recent confusion surrounding Batu member of Parliament (MP) Tian Chua’s possible disqualification however, suggests that judges might also have similar issues. Chua was fined RM2,000 by High Court judge Datuk Ghazali Cha for biting a police officer. Article 48(1)(e) of the Federal [...]

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Women can’t become menteri besar?

Women can’t become menteri besar?

(Scroll by ba1969 / sxc.hu) ON 29 Jan 2010, Perak’s Barisan Nasional state executive councillor Datuk Hamidah Osman said female politicians cannot become menteri besar. Her reason: a menteri besar “has to meet the [monarch], where protocol is involved, and one has to meet religious officers … in such situations it is not possible for [...]

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1 pupil dead, 2 missing after bridge collapses

KAMPAR, 27 Oct 2009: A pupil drowned and two others are missing after a newly-built suspension bridge collapsed into the Kampar River as pupils, participating in a 1Malaysia camp, were walking across the bridge near here last night. Nineteen other pupils, feared missing at first, have been accounted for and are safe, police said. The [...]

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Nik Aziz hopes leadership issues will be solved

KOTA BARU, 26 Oct 2009: PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat hopes that the special meeting to be held by the party this Wednesday will resolve the party’s leadership issues. He said it did not matter if it was only a special meeting called by the party, instead of an extraordinary general [...]

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Abu Hassan will not be suspended

ALOR STAR, 2 Sept 2009: Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak today gave his assurance that Article 52 of the state constitution would not be used to suspend Kota Siputeh assemblyperson Datuk Abu Hassan of the Barisan Nasional (BN).          “Using Article 52 would only complicate things further. From the very beginning, we [...]

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Perak assembly sitting passes 3 resolutions

IPOH, 2 Sept 2009: Members of the Perak state assembly from the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) today had a state assembly sitting at the Heritage Hotel here and “passed three resolutions”.  The resolutions were to endorse the rights and privileges committee reports of 27 July 2009 and 12 Aug 2009, and the appointments for three committees [...]

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