Ini adalah artikel kedua Amer Hamzah Arshad (salah seorang LoyarBurok) dalam kolum “Paksi Kata” di akhbar Suara Keadilan yang menyentuh mengenai krisis perlembagaan negeri Perak dan kepentingan perlembagaan di dalam kehidupan seharian. Ianya juga menerangkan mengapa rakyat seharusnya menghadiri pelancaran Fasa 2 Kempen PerlembagaanKu “Institusi Perlembagaan & Pemisahan Kuasa” pada Januari 15, 2010 di Sunway University College, pukul 4 petang.
Finally!, we managed to interview Nizar, after cancelling on him twice. Yes, we cancelled on him. Ha Ha.
With reference to the 3 questions for the Federal Court on the MB v MB appeal mentioned here, my answers are as below:
Thank you for all your comments and feedback to my posts. I have been following the threads closely, and in response to the specific query by Loyar Bagus here, this is my response.
Prologue I shall start with an aside on the dictionary definition of the two words which feature in the title of this article. Gobbledegook means unintelligible language. Regurgitate means repeat information without understanding it. Regurgitation is the noun.
Why is Zambry’s EXCO illegal? Let us examine the late Tun Suffian’s interpretation. First, the context. Did Nizar tender the resignation of his EXCO? 1. Thus far, we have been asking the question whether the Sultan (HRH) may dismiss the Menteri Besar (MB). The High Court has ruled that HRH does not have such power, […]
Professor Dr. Andrew Harding, after the demise of the late Professor RH Hickling CMG QC, would (with Professor Dr. HP Lee) arguably share the honour of being the foremost jurists on the Malaysian Constitution. Among others, he is the author of “Public Duties and Public Law” (OUP, 1989), “Law, Government and the Constitution in Malaysia” […]
Court Observer says: Having just digested the 78-page judgment of High Court judge Datuk Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahim on who is the rightful MB of Perak, I conclude it is a well-reasoned decision. The judge holds the view that only a vote of no confidence on the floor of the house (state legislative assembly or […]
Court Observer says: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak made a feeble attempt to rationalise his argument on the Perak power grab at a press conference in Manado North Sulawesi in Indonesia after attending the Summit Meeting of the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI). I quote part of a Bernama report (taken from the Malaysian Insider): […]
These are the handwritten notes of the High Court’s draft Grounds of Judgment in the MB v MB matter delivered orally on 11.5.2009, and recorded by my colleagues, Joanne Leong and Daniel Cheong, which I have vetted and edited. The learned Judge indicated that His Lordship’s full Grounds will be delivered soon. There may be […]
Post by a “Court Observer” received by LB.com just now: IT is judgment day tomorrow for ousted Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin and his successor Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir. The Kuala Lumpur High Court will deliver tomorrow afternoon the much awaited ruling whether Nizar or Zambry is the rightful chief […]
The restriction in the Government Proceedings Act on “public officers” using private lawyers only with the permission of the Attorney General does not apply to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Perak defending a suit brought against him in his capacity as Speaker. Thus, the Ipoh High Court decision to bar Tommy Thomas and […]