Pahang votes to have nominated reps, opposition stages walk-out

Modified 20 Nov 2020, 11:52 am

The Pahang state assembly has approved a constitutional amendment that would allow up to five people to become state legislators by appointment instead of being voted into office.

This prompted the opposition to stage a walk-out in protest.

Under the Laws of the Constitution of Pahang (Second Part) (Amendment) Bill 2020, a person can be appointed as a Pahang state assembly member if the motion for the appointment is supported by seven assemblypersons and is...

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