KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 ― Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today said that the Emergency Ordinances which the government announced to have been revoked on July 21, will now be debated in Parliament.
In a statement today, Muhyiddin said the annulment process by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong “could not be completed” and a motion can now be tabled to allow the matter in the Dewan Rakyat next month.
“It is to be informed that the process to annul the Emergency Ordinances by His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, as per advice by the Cabinet on July 23, 2021, cannot be completed,” the Pagoh MP said.
“With the end of the Emergency Proclamation on August 1, 2021, based on the Federal Constitution, the annulment of the Emergency Ordinances by His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong does not arise anymore.
“Therefore, in line with the decreed view of His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the allocation under Article 150 (3) of the Federal Constitution, a motion to debate and annul the said Emergency Ordinances can be brought in the Parliament session scheduled to take place in September, 2021.”
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