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EC redelineation: Residents, DAP MPs fail in court challenge

Alyaa Azhar  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The Federal Court has refused to grant leave in the application by seven residents in Malacca, as well as two Perak MPs to challenge the Election Commission's ongoing redelineation exercise.

In a unanimous decision, Chief Justice Mohd Raus Sharif, who led a three-member panel, said it was up to Parliament to decide on the report submitted by the EC on the exercise.

Citing the Federal Constitution, Justice Raus said the Dewan Rakyat was the proper body to decide on the redelineation of constituencies...

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