The appointment of Sabah’s CM

First day: Hajiji checking a file after starting work at the Sabah Chief Minister’s Department. — Bernama

THE last fortnight has thrust a number of constitutional issues to the fore.

By-election: Due to the sad demise of Datuk Zachary David Liew Vui Keong, a former law minister and MP for Batu Sapi, Sabah, a by-election is in the offing.Liew’s humility and humanity had touched many lives. He was passionately committed to law reform in such areas as the plight of the poor, the need for an independent Law Reform Commission, a review of death penalty laws and the special position of Sabah and Sarawak in our federal system.

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