The King reigns, he does not rule


IN the exercise of his vast powers under the Constitution, is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong required to act on prime ministerial advice or does he possess a large residue of personal discretion?

The situation is complex because the Constitution in more than 30 places confers on the King critical functions in the executive, legislative and judicial fields.

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