Thursday, 17 May 2018

*_PH manifesto:_* To reduce the power of the PM to influence the appointment of key officials to the EC, MACC, Malaysian Human Rights Commission and Judicial Appointment Commission, such appointments must be affirmed by the relevant Parliament Select Committtees.

*What happened instead:* Tun Mahathir has appointed Mohd Shukri Abdull as MACC head. In fact, there has yet to be a single cabinet member sworn in nor has the new parliament convened.
Incidentally, Shukri is one those that were also involved in the Teoh Beng Hock's case.

P/S : Under Section 5 of MACC act 2009, the Agong has to consent to the person first before announcing. So far, Agong has not consented but Mahathir has jumped the gun in announcing

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