Is there political will to legislate a law to curb political defections?

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The government is expected to table a bill to curb political defections when Parliament reconvenes next week.

However, many elements remain to be ironed out, including how the bill defines “anti-hopping”.

BFM discusses with political scientist Professor Wong Chin Huat the stumbling blocks in the drafting process and the political stakes if the bill does not come through.

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar
Presented by: Wong Shou Ning, Shazana Mokhtar and Tan Chen Li

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