Postponement of three by-elections revoked, says Federal Govt Gazette


PETALING JAYA: Three Ordinances and three Emergency proclamations for the postponement of the Batu Sapi, Gerik and Bugaya by-elections were revoked on Thursday (Oct 6), according to the Federal Government Gazette.

The by-elections were postponed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The order for revocation was done by Yang diPertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billal Shah at Istana Negara.

The revocation involves Proclamations and Emergency Ordinances for the Gerik parliamentary seat, and the Bugaya state seat on Dec 12, 2020 as well as the Batu Sapi parliamentary seat on Nov 18, 2020.

The revocation of the ordinances was done through a Federal Government Gazette which was published by the Attorney General's office.

According to the gazette, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong was satisfied that the need for the Emergency Ordinance (Essential Powers) which was declared due to the coronavirus pandemic 2019 (Covid-19) was over.

It is understood that with the revocation of the ordinance and the proclamation involved, the general election can be held in all Parliament areas in the country.- Bernama

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