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AG: Only cabinet can decide when Parliament sits, not Agong
Published:  Jun 25, 2021 5:28 PM
Updated: 11:44 AM

The law requires the cabinet to advise the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on when His Majesty is allowed to convene Parliament, said Attorney-General Idrus Harun.

In a statement today, Idrus argued that various cases in the past had established that Article 40(1) and (1A) of the Federal Constitution limited the Agong's use of discretion to very specific circumstances and the convening of Parliament was not one of them...

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