Restoring constitutional supremacy


I AGREE with Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram, our distinguished, retired Federal Court judge, that the recent Federal Court decision on the Indira Gandhi case is “probably the most important judgment” in independent Malaysia’s constitutional history.

I believe that the courageous and learned opinions of Tan Sri Zainun Ali and Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinuddin do much to restore our Federal Constitution to the pedestal on which it was placed when Malaya began its tryst with destiny, but from which it had slipped in the last few decades.

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