COA dismisses Pujut rep’s objection to S’wak appeal notice

Hafiz Yatim

Modified 4 Oct 2017, 7:09 am

The Court of Appeal ruled today that a notice of appeal filed by the Sarawak legislative assembly's secretary is valid.

The notice of appeal was against the decision of High Court of Sabah and Sarawak in Kuching to retain DAP's Dr Ting Tiong Choon as Pujut assemblyperson.

This is despite Ting's counsel arguing that the notice was invalid, as the High Court decision on June 17 was not brought to the legislative assembly for the 82 elected assemblypersons to vote on whether to appeal the High Court's decision...

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