Tag: perak state legislative assembly

Sept 3 For Case Management Of Sivakumar's Challenge On EC Decision

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 (Bernama) — The application of former Perak state assembly speaker V. Sivakumar and six others for a judicial review of the Election Commission’s (EC) decision not to hold by-elections for three state seats in Perak was set for case management on

Perak: Smell of snap polls in the air

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) The rumour mill has gone into overdrive in Perak, as speculation mounts that snap polls will be called in March. DAP national vice-president M Kula Segaran (left) attributed this to the Perak Sultan’s recent audience with the state Election Commission officer. He

Police: Situation under control, no arrests

Malaysiakini The situation at the Perak Darul Ridzuan Building is calm and under control with only 300 opposition supporters accompanying the 28 Pakatan Rakyat assemblypersons to the state assembly sitting today. Ipoh district police chief Azisman Alias said the situation was generally under control and

'Thugs-for-hire' in Perak assembly sitting

Makaysiakini Ousted Pakatan Menteri Besar Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin is making “a personal and humble appeal” to the Sultan of Perak to call off the Oct 28 state budget assembly sitting as he fears that there will be trouble if the scheduled sitting takes place. “I

Speaker vs EC: Grave distortion of constitution

Kim Quek (Malaysiakini) In a written judgment by Justice Nik Hashim Nik Rahman, the Federal Court empowers the Election Commission (EC) to over-rule the speaker over the resignations of the three ‘independents’ in Perak and declares that they retain their status as assembly representatives.

Now showing: May 7 DVDs

Andrew Ong (Malaysiakini) The tussle over Perak has now taken a digital twist with both Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat distributing DVD copies of the infamous fiasco during the May 7 state assembly sitting. Expectedly, both versions portray each other in bad light. The ‘BN

"Speaker Sivakumar not lawfully removed"

By Tommy Thomas (thenutgraph.com) I AM asked to advise V Sivakumar, the speaker of the legislative assembly of the state of Perak, on the constitutionality of his purported removal on 7 May 2009.  It is common ground that the legislative assembly was summoned that day

May 7th – 1BLACKMalaysia, Democracy First, Elections Now

5 May 2009 We the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (BERSIH) call upon all Malaysians to wear black to work, to school, in play or at home the coming May 7th (Thursday) to present “1BLACKMalaysia” to Prime Minister Najib Razak as our strongest protest

Suits against EC put off to March 27

Written by Bernama KUALA LUMPUR: The judicial review applications by Perak State Legislative Assembly Speaker V Sivakumar and three opposition assemblymen against three independents and the Election Commission (EC) have been put off to March 27.