BY V. ANBALAGAN
Lawyer Edmund Bon says a Federal Court ruling has allowed for the removal of the chief executive of a state without having to take a vote of no confidence in the legislature. – The Malaysian Insider pic, August 15, 2015. -
Barisan Nasional (BN) had in 2009 submitted 31 SDs from 28 BN assemblymen and 3 opposition representatives who were BN-friendly to convince the ruler of Perak that Nizar, who was then the mentri besar, had lost the majority support of the assemblymen.
"The chief political executive (prime minister, mentris besar and chief ministers) can be removed if the appointing authority finds the incumbent no longer enjoys the confidence of the majority," he told The Malaysian Insider.
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