Thursday, August 5, 2021

Emergency Ordinance

Clarity needed on business ops, travelling as Emergency Ordinance revoked

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been urged to provide a clearer picture of the state of movement restriction after six Emergency Ordinances have been voided and annulled during a Cabinet meeting on July 21. DAP-Kepong Lim Lip Eng said he...

Without emergency proclamation, Covid-19 prevention can continue with Act 342

KUALA LUMPUR: Even without the Emergency Proclamation, efforts to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the country can still continue under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342), according to several legal and constitutional experts. Senior...

Ordinances automatically lapse on Aug 1

KUCHING: The provisions in the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021 in respect of the Election of Parliament, the Election of the State Legislative Assembly, parliamentary sitting and sitting of the State Legislative Assembly will automatically lapse once the Emergency...

No resolution needed to annul emergency

KUCHING: The Emergency declared by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Jan 12 is different from the one proclaimed on May 14, 1969 in that the former had a time frame. The 1969 Emergency had no “sunset clause” and could continue...

Emergency Ordinance enhances MOH’s capability to contain Covid-19 pandemic

PUTRAJAYA: The Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021 gazetted on Jan 14 is one of the important instruments in optimising the capability of the Ministry of Health (MOH) to manage the Covid-19 pandemic said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham...

Reconvene Parliament or step down, PM told

KUCHING: The prime minister and the federal Cabinet were urged to adhere to the decree by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to reconvene Parliament as soon as possible. Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), through a statement issued by its information chief...

Agong could extend Emergency for Sarawak

KUCHING: In view of the pending Sarawak state election and the state’s Covid-19 situation at the Emergency period’s scheduled end, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong could extend the Emergency only in respect of Sarawak until a point at which it...

State Legislature will continue if Emergency is extended

KUCHING: The tenure of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) will continue indefinitely should the Yang di-Pertuan Agong decides to extend the Emergency if the Covid-19 situation does not improve after August 1. Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk...

Lifting Emergency will leave Sarawak in conundrum

KUCHING: The lifting of Emergency after Aug 1 will leave Sarawak in a conundrum, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing. He said by law, the state election would need to be held within two months after...

Parliament should reconvene irrespective of the Emergency

KUCHING: Political analyst Assoc Prof Dr Saudi Narani concurred with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s call for Parliament to reconvene as soon as possible. He believed that Parliament should reconvene at any time, irrespective of the state of emergency. “The House is...
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