Reflecting On The Law


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Reflecting On The Law

Honouring Constitutional promises

The Federal Constitution grants to Sabah and Sarawak a number of iron-clad guarantees of their autonomy and special position.

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Independent thought in Islam

Eminent scholars and ground-breaking scientists flourished in Islamic civilisation from the 8th to the 13th century.

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The right to religion and religion of rights

Both great forces need to be harnessed for the common cause of human salvation.

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Making Parliament more effective

Decisions in which people participate are decisions they are likely to respect.

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In praise of moderation

Moderation does not mean acceptance of evil. Moderates have a duty to stand up for truth and justice but in a non-violent manner.

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Abolishing wars, seeking peace

Why should an organisation devoted to saving “succeeding generations from the scourge of war” make it its business to authorise war?

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A plus point for non-proliferation

Despite many gaping holes, the framework agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme is a notable achievement.

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Promoting accord out of discord

The Conference of Rulers can play a reconciliatory role and help to repair the frayed social fabric.

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Parliament’s constitutional role

Parliament merely legitimates; it does not legislate.

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Focus on royal powers

In appropriate circumstances the power of pardon can ease national tensions, heal political wounds and right historic wrongs.

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On moderation and grasping jihad

There has been good news at home, with enlightened new rules planned in Negri Sembilan and an excellent sermon on jihad.

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Law makers or law finders?

The three branches of government have many points of contact but their overall relationship is one of check and balance