No more tweaking of state constitution for Undi18, says Sarawak minister


Desmond Davidson

The implementation of Undi18 and automatic voter registration last December has seen 18-year-olds casting their votes for the first time in the Johor polls in March. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 22, 2022.

SARAWAK Tourism Minister Abdul Karim Hamzah said while he might concur with the Sultan of Johor that a person is too young at age 18 to be the people’s representative, the state would not be tweaking its constitution to reflect that.

“I like the way the sultan (Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar) looked at it but the state has adopted (to be in line) with what had been passed in Parliament,” he said when asked by reporters today.


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