Reflecting On The Law


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Reflecting On The Law

Healing a fractured body politic

A lot of political juggling is required when a coalition forms a Cabinet. But what matters now is meeting the people’s expectations.

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An overturning of popular will

The dizzying chain of political developments have raised a number of monumental constitutional issues.

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Royal rule amid leadership change

The sagacity of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong can steer the nation through uncertainty if the PM post is vacated unexpectedly.

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Improving the access to justice

THE administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government. Access to justice is, or should be, a fundamental right in a democratic society.

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Build bridges and dismantle walls

A TUMULTUOUS year has come to a close and a new year and a new decade have rolled in. While we reflect on the many blessings that our nation continues to enjoy, let us also be conscious of the challenges ahead.

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Keeping up with the challenges

We have made great strides in protecting basic human rights and freedoms, but there are always threats to counter. We fight best when we fight together.

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Sosma can’t be above Constitution

If lawmakers don’t correct the Act’s disproportionate and arbitrary provisions, hopefully the courts will.

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Schools must promote constitutional literacy

THE Federal Constitution is our nation’s fundamental law. It is the apex of our legal hierarchy of rules and is of superior validity to all laws – whether passed by the Federal Parliament, State Assemblies or local authorities.

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Let us be the change we want to see

We need to mend bridges, tear down walls and revive the spirit of 1957 and 1963.

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Opening the windows of our mind

THE pre-eminence and official position of the Malay language is deeply entrenched in our Constitution. Article 152(1) prescribes that the national language shall be the Malay language and shall be used for all official purposes.

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Have knowledge of the Constitution

SIXTY-TWO years into independence, knowledge of our supreme Constitution’s glittering generalities is woefully lacking in our society.

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Bridges of friendship across the sea

AS we commemorate 56 years of the formation of Malaysia, it is necessary to strengthen the bridges of friendship between the peninsula and Sabah and Sarawak. It is necessary for the people of both regions to rededicate themselves to the spirit of accommodation, moderation and compromise that made possible the transformation of Malaya to Malaysia.

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