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'Speaker to recuse himself if opposition challenges decision on Guan Eng'

Kow Gah Chie

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Modified 18 Jul 2019, 7:04 am

Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof will recuse himself from chairing an upcoming sitting if it involves challenging his decision not to refer Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the parliamentary Rights and Privileges Committee.

This has been confirmed by opposition leader Ismail Sabri Yaakob, who said the speaker had stated that he would not chair the house if the matter is being debated in the next sitting, which is slated to commence in October...

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