Bringing the Ordinances to an end

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong is not a rubber stamp and is entitled to any information available to the Cabinet, and has a right to advise, caution and warn.

TOWARDS the end of July, a constitutional debate was raging about whether the Cabinet can revoke Emergency Ordinances promulgated by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong under Article 150(2B). The debate was triggered by some political events whose effect will reverberate in constitutional annals for a long time.

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