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theborneopost - 12 days ago

Parliament can only make law, has no power to declare law, Federal Court heard

PUTRAJAYA: Parliament exceeded its legislative power when amendment to a provision in the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 (DDA) was approved to secure conviction of accused person charged for drug trafficking, the Federal Court heard yesterday. Lawyer Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram argued that Article 74 (1) of the Federal Constitution empowered Parliament to only make laws. [ ]

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