Issues surrounding the Pardons Board decision


THE eagerly awaited press statement by the Federal Territories Pardons Board on Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s petition for pardon has generated intense controversy.

The law, politics and ethics of the exercise of the power of pardon are being scrutinised. This article will be confined to the legal aspects of this constitutional power.

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