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'Unconstitutional' to not debate emergency declaration - MP
Published:  Jul 16, 2021 8:21 AM
Updated: 8:57 AM

Tanjung Malim MP Chang Lih Kang has accused the Perikatan Nasional government of acting unconstitutionally by disallowing parliamentary debates on the emergency declaration at the forthcoming July 26 Dewan Rakyat sitting.

Chang cited Article 150 of the Federal Constitution, which states that an emergency declaration must be tabled before the lower and upper houses of Parliament and, if not already lifted prior to the sitting, lifted through motions approved at both levels.

"In other words, the emergency declaration...

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