STEPHEN KALONG NINGKAN v TUN ABANG HAJI OPENG AND TAWI SLI
On the 16th June 1966, the Governor of Sarawak had received a letter signed
by 21 members of the Council Negeri stating that they no longer had any
confidence in the plaintiff, their Chief Ministe
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Dato' Seri Ir Hj Mohammad Nizar bin Jamaluddin v Dato' Seri Dr Zambry bin Abdul
Kadir (Attorney General, intervener)
FEDERAL COURT (PUTRAJAYA)
ALAUDDIN PCA, ARIFIN ZAKARIA CJ (Malaya), ZULKEFLI, MOHD GHAZALI AND
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DATUK (DATU) AMIR KAHAR BIN TUN DATU HAJI MUSTAPHA v TUN MOHD SAID
BIN KERUAK YANG DI-PERTUA NEGERI SABAH & ORS
HIGH COURT (KOTA KINABALU)
ABDUL KADIR SULAIMAN J
ORIGINATING SUMMONS NO K24-63 OF 1994
ALHAJI D. S. ADEGBENRO APPELLANT; AND CHIEF S. L. AKINTOLA RESPONDENT;
AND SIR ADESOJI ADEREMI RESPONDENT PRO FORMA. ON APPEAL FROM THE
FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA.
1963 May 27.
VISCOUNT RADCLIFFE, LORD JENKI
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The main principles of constitutional interpretation in Malaysia
There are two main principles of constitutional interpretation in Malaysia:
The Constitution should be interpreted in accordance with the original
1. Effects of the Constitutional (Amendment) Act 1993 on the FC.
Up to 1993, the sovereignty and prerogatives of the State Rulers were guaranteed by
Article 181 that also conferred on the YDPA and the Sultans an absolute immunity
1. The areas in which the Constitution permits affirmative action in favour of the
Malays and the natives of Sabah and Sarawak.
Article 153 privileges
A scheme of preferential treatment for Malays and the natives of Sabah and
Sarawak in a
Article 149 empowers Parliament to enact laws to combat subversion.
What amounts to subversion is broadly defined under Article 149(1).
Theresa Lim Chin Chin v IGP: The court held that there is nothing in the law to
Conference of Rulers
1. Election of the YDPA (executive function)
- Article 38(2)(a), in accordance with the 3rd Schedule:
- The COR has the function of electing the YDPA and the Deputy
- The significance: The YDPA become
The doctrine of basic structure can be said to provide insurance and to safeguard the basic
values of the Constitution against the power of transient political majorities.
Arguments against the doctrine are that it invents implicit limits
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PP v. Mohd Amin Mohd Razali & Ors
MOHD AMIN MOHD RAZALI & ORS
HIGH COURT MALAYA, KUALA LUMPUR
ZULKEFLI AHMAD MAKINUDIN J
[CRIMINAL TRIAL NO: 45-34-2000]
18 JANUARY 2002
CRIMINAL LAW: Penal Code - Section 121 - Waging war against t