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Words of wisdom February 5, 2009

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Human Rights, Politics.
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Under normal circumstances, it is taken for granted that the Yang diPertuan Agong would not withhold his consent to a request for the dissolution of Parliament. His role is purely formal.

HRH Sultan Azlan Shah, Constitutional Monarchy, Rule of Law and Good Governance: Selected Essays and Speeches, Thomson Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2004

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1. karyagerila - February 5, 2009

Heh, needs to be printed out on massive billboards outside the Istana methinks.

2. mengyee - February 5, 2009

Lets hope the Sultan remembers….

3. shafeek - February 5, 2009

yes, under “normal” circumstances; he can withhold consent if he identifies the current situation as abnormal.

4. orange - February 5, 2009

what is normal anymore? the horror, the horror of a sultan losing his honor.

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