PSC only has 'moral force' to check and balance PM's power

Wong Kai Hui

8 Oct 2019, 11:06 pm

Updated a year ago


The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on Major Appointments only has the "moral force" but not "legal power" to check and balance the prime minister's power of making appointments, committee member Ngeh Koo Ham said.

"For now, the select committee can only recommend and highlight the good or bad of any candidate, but the prime minister is still the one who proposes to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong," Ngeh (photo above) said when approached in the Parliament yesterday...

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