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Minister confident second time's the charm with Undi 18 vote

Lu Wei Hoong  |  Published:

De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong (photo, above) is confident the spectre of Putrajaya’s first failed constitutional amendment bid will not rear its head again as lawmakers will soon vote on the government’s bid to lower the minimum voting age.

According to Liew, the opposition would not deny the rakyat, especially the youth, a second time as doing so would likely see them being “punished”.

He was referring to Pakatan Harapan government’s failed bid last April to pass the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 intended to restore Sabah and Sarawak's position as an equal region to Peninsular Malaysia in accordance with Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63)...

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