Debating on the doctrine of basic structure

AFTER an extended break, I have returned to penning this column.

In the past decade, we have witnessed a judicial renaissance that started with the Federal Court's decision in Sivarasa Rasiah v Badan Peguam Malaysia & Anor where Justice Gopal Sri Ram (as he then was), speaking for the court, introduced the "basic structure" doctrine into our body of constitutional law.

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Ivanpal Singh Grewal

Ivanpal Singh Grewal

Ivanpal Singh Grewal is an Advocate & Solicitor. He was formerly Political Secretary to the Minister of Plantation Industries & Commodities.


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