Power of Sultan in the appointment of state MB

  • Letters
  • Saturday, 13 Apr 2019

I WISH to express my legal opinion on the power of a Sultan to appoint a mentri besar (MB).

Since 1957, our country has been an elected, representative demo­cracy and a constitutional state. Everybody, including the Rulers, Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary, is under the Constitution. Nobody has absolute powers because the age of absolute feudal powers is gone.

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