The Political And Social Context Of The Federal Constitution
New Sin Yew , Constitutional Lawyer
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Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat said that judges must be apolitical when interpreting the constitution, and have regard for the political and social context of when it was drafted. We discuss what it means to recognise the political and social context that influences the federal constitution.
Image source: Naufal Zaquan, Shutterstock
Produced by: Jeremy Ng, Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn
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