Legitimacy of a no-confidence motion

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Any move to declare an emergency will be perceived as a regressive approach on the rule of law and parliamentary democracy - Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

In response to a motion of no-confidence by Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah against the prime minister, Speaker Art Harun stated that government businesses should take precedent over private motions. BFM speaks to Surendra Ananth, co-chairperson of the Malaysian Bar’s constitutional law committee, for his thoughts on the issue.

Produced by Tasha Fusil

Presented by Lee Chwi Lynn and Hezril Asyraaf

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loyal malaysian
loyal malaysian
19 Oct 2020 8.02am

Where Art thou?
Away in his chambers, enjoying the dedak provided by the backdoor PM?

Thank you Surendra and BFM for giving this explanation with respects the no-confidence motion against the backdoor PM.
Is the motion really putting our nation into political turmoil?
I beg to differ – the current backdoor government lacks legitimacy!
If it can win that vote of no-confidence, all the frogs and leeches in that government can hold their heads up high – I , for one will no longer dare to call it a backdoor government!!