Govt withdraws 'Vote at 18' Bill to tweak it (corrected)

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  • Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan government has withdrawn the Bill to lower the age of voting to 18 to tweak it, and is also withdrawing the  National Security Council (Amendment) Bill 2019.

The Constitution (Amendment) 2019 Bill to amend Article 119 constitution to lower voting age was withdrawn by Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman under Standing Order 62 to allow for changes to be made.

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