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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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“Tian Chua keeps seat if EC stays mum”

“Tian Chua keeps seat if EC stays mum”

PETALING JAYA, 23 June 2010: Batu Member of Parliament Chua Tian Chang will keep his seat if the Election Commission (EC) refuses to declare it vacant, said constitutional lawyer Tommy Thomas. This is despite Thomas’s view that Chua was disqualified as an MP when the High Court fined him RM2,000 for biting a police officer. […]

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Dilemma over Batu

Dilemma over Batu

Confusion reigns over the status of Batu MP Tian Chua because of a lack of understanding about what the constitution says. Found in Quotation says it all.

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Strengthening PKR

Strengthening PKR

THE knives have been out for Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) since its candidate Datuk Zaid Ibrahim lost the Hulu Selangor by-election to the MIC’s P Kamalanathan. Analysis and commentaries have emerged calling PKR the Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s “weakest link”. There have also been “unnamed sources” citing internal bickering, a weak election machinery, and lack of […]

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“Declassify all PKFZ-related documents”

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 Nov 2009: The government was today asked to declassify all documents related to the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) to provide a clearer picture on the scandalous mega project. PKR strategic director Tian Chua (PKR-Batu) and William Leong (PKR-Selayang), in calling for the declassification, said the real culprits behind the scandal might […]

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Tian Chua still MP, says EC

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Oct 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s Tian Chua remains the Member of Parliament for Batu as long as the judicial process of appeal is still pending, said Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusuf. He was asked to comment on the position of Chua or Chua Tian Chang who […]

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