A-G shouldn’t be public prosecutor and govt legal adviser, says G25

Melati A. Jalil

THE current practice of the attorney-general performing two roles, as public prosecutor and as legal adviser to the government, has created problems of accountability, said a group of retired Malay senior civil servants. 

The group, which calls itself G25, called for the two roles to be separated, as the current practice of the A-G performing both duties had hindered the prosecution of corruptions cases involving government officials. 

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