- July 29, 2021
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- Category: Daily News
- Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s office defended his decision not to revoke the emergency ordinances through a vote in Parliament after Istana Negara reprimanded the Perikatan Nasional government for failing to act in line with the Federal Constitution.
- The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), in a statement, said Muhyiddin had advised the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to annul the emergency ordinances even before the special Parliament sitting convened on 26 Jul 21.
- The PMO added that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is to act in accordance with the prime minister’s advice under Article 40(1) of the Federal Constitution.
- “The cabinet already decided to advise the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to revoke the emergency ordinances before the special Parliament sitting convened.
- “The government is of the view that all actions taken were in line with the law and the Federal Constitution.
- “The prime minister emphasised that, in carrying out his duties, it is essential for him to act in accordance with the law and Federal Constitution,” it said.
- Government chief whip Ismail Sabri Yaakob has assured that the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government still has the support of most MPs, amid fresh doubts on Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s hold on power.
- The deputy prime minister said the government still has the support of more than 110 MPs in the Dewan Rakyat.
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