MP SPEAKS | Anti-hopping bill would have prevented Sheraton Move

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Malaysiakini (English)

MP SPEAKS | After many months of delay, the anti-hopping law has finally been presented in Parliament in the form of a number of constitutional amendments. These amendments include restrictions on the freedom of association for elected representatives (Article 10), not preventing an elected representative who has resigned his or her position the opportunity to stand again in a by-election after such a resignation (Article 49) and putting in conditions by which an elected MP will lose his or her seat if party hopping takes places (Article 49A) and putting these conditions in place in the state …

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