After royal rebuff, Rais questions AG on exercise of ruler's functions

Modified 26 Oct 2020, 10:04 am

Dewan Negara president Rais Yatim has raised the issue of Article 40 of the Federal Constitution, a day after the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah rejected Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's proposal to declare a state of emergency.

Taking to Twitter, Rais, who noted the king's advice for all parties to cease their politicking, questioned the attorney-general over a purported breach of Article 40 on the exercise of the ruler's functions.

"Why didn't the attorney-general raise the issue that the mandatory Article 40 had...

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