Speaker insists MPs can still check and balance, PAC chief disagrees

Modified 12 Jan 2021, 11:08 am

Parliament will continue to play a check-and-balance role although the country is now under emergency rule, said Dewan Rakyat speaker Azhar Azizan Harun.

In a statement, Azhar said the executive only intended to stop the Parliament and state assemblies from sitting.

Therefore, said Azhar, other functions of Parliament - its various caucuses, all parliamentary groups and select committees - can continue...

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