Opposition lawmakers file motion to debate new campaign permit conditions

Geraldine Tong

Modified 13 Nov 2019, 9:58 am

TG PIAI POLLS | Opposition lawmakers in parliament have submitted an urgent motion to debate a condition requiring candidates in the ongoing Tanjung Piai by-election to apply for a police permit for their door-to-door and moving campaign activities.

Opposition leader Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the motion submitted to the office of the Dewan Rakyat Speaker is expected to be debated tomorrow.

"It is up to the speaker's discretion to allow or reject our motion...

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