The Use and Uselessness of Statutory Declarations

On 1.11.2022, reported the following: Despite denials by party president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin has affirmed the existence of statutory declarations (SDs) given to those with candidate appointment letters (watikah). … Sources said the replacement candidates who have been given candidate appointment letters were also asked to sign letters supporting Zahid by giving him the mandate to form the next cabinet, should Umno and BN …

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Recording Police Arrests or Raids is not an Offence

Hamzah Zainuddin, the Home Minister, was reported to have said that recording or live streaming the police carrying out arrests or raids was an offence pursuant to section 186 Penal Code (PC). Anyone that videoed and shared it committed an offence under section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA). He said some other crap too but I just want to address those bits. First, let’s look at 186 PC: Whoever voluntarily obstructs …

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