Bill on separation of AG-PP powers could be tabled by year's end


IPOH: A Bill on the separation of powers between the Attorney General and Public Prosecutor could be tabled by the end of the year, says M. Kulasegaran.

The Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law and Institutional Reform) said work to prepare the Bill was in its final phase.

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"Discussions with stakeholders have been held, including the Bar Council and relevant departments.

"We are now looking at other countries which have such a system like Australia, Kenya and other countries to do a comparison," he told a press conference here on Tuesday (Jan 23).

"We also want to look at how (the Attorney General and Public Prosecutor) can effectively answer to Parliament.

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"It will take a few more months and hopefully we can table it at the end of this year," he added.

Earlier, Kulasegaran witnessed the signing of a memorandum of collaboration between Institut International TVET Academy Malaysia and Yueyang Vocational Technical College China.

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