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Activity Detrimental to Parliamentary Democracy

In 2012, the government introduced a raft of amendments to Section 124 of the Penal Code under the chapter on offences against the state. These created offences that are ‘detrimental to parliamentary democracy’. In Malaysia, the Constitution is supreme than Parliament. There are limits to Parliament’s powers. This article discusses activity detrimental to parliamentary democracy defined as activity designed to overthrow or undermine parliamentary democracy by violent or unconstitutional means.




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