EC can't hold local polls for Penang, S'gor

Aidila Razak (Malaysiakini)
The Election Commission (EC) said that it cannot hold local polls in Penang and Selangor as it is bound by such laws as Local Government Act 1976 (Act 171).
kuala terengganu by election 170109 abdul aziz yusofEC chief Abdul Aziz Yusof (left) told a press conference in Putrajaya today that Act 171, among other things, states that local government polls have effectively been abolished.
However, said Abdul Aziz, the Penang and Selangor governments can still bring up the matter with the National Council for Local Government (NCLG).