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Speaker appointment suit serves as guidance to Parliament, court hears

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

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The legal challenge by former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad and four others over the appointment of Parliament Speaker Azhar Azizan Harun is merely to give guidance to Parliament over the issue, the Kuala Lumpur High Court heard this afternoon.

The five plaintiffs’ counsel Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla submitted this against the applications by Azhar and three other defendants to strike out the originating summons targeting the validity of not only Azhar’s appointment but also that of Deputy Speaker Azalina Othman Said...

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