This issue could be discussed at Parliament when they next convene in September.
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Prime Minister Tan Sri Mahiaddin Md Yassin released a press statement today announcing that the Emergency Ordinance may be tabled at Parliament when it is scheduled to meet in September 2021.
This is in accordance with the recommendation of Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and item 150 (3) of the Federal Constitution.
The Prime Minister says in the statement that because the recommendation by the Cabinet Ministers to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong was not completed, the Emergency Proclamation on 1 August is no longer a recurring issue.
Also, based on the Federal Constitution, the issue to revoke the Emergency Ordinance by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong no longer arises.
Mahiaddin also added that the issue will be discussed by the Cabinet Ministers tomorrow (4 August).
While the statement was shared on his official Twitter account, it was signed “Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin” despite a memo earlier this year that all official government documents and letters will now use his official name Tan Seri Mahiaddin Md Yasin.
Re-tweeting the announcement, Deputy Speaker Datuk Sri Azalina Othman Said shared her own commentary on the matter.
A day late and a dollar short !!! pic.twitter.com/PvVwUGHqh5— Azalina Othman Said (@AzalinaOthmanS) August 3, 2021