Abu Zahar: No immunity for lawmakers who stoke unrest

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  • Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawmakers cannot claim immunity in Parliament and can be subjected to the Sedition Act if they create ill feelings and dis­harmony among the nation’s multicultural society.

Dewan Negara president Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang said that while having the privilege to speak in Parliament, MPs were not protected if they uttered words that had seditious tendencies and which could spark unrest.

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