Takiyuddin off the hook for emergency ordinances controversy


Chan Kok Leong Mohd Farhan Darwis Ragananthini Vethasalam

Kota Bharu MP Takiyuddin Hassan appears to have avoided any further action for causing uproar in Parliament and consternation from the Royal Palace in July, when he announced that emergency ordinances need not be debated because the government had cancelled them. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 14, 2021.

KOTA Bharu MP Takiyuddin Hassan may escape disciplinary action for misleading Parliament because the motion to refer him remained undecided until it expired.

“I did not refer Takiyuddin to the rights and privileges committee because the meeting had already adjourned without my decision,” said Dewan Rakyat Speaker Azhar Azizan Harun in Parliament today.


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