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The Political And Social Context Of The Federal Constitution

New Sin Yew , Constitutional Lawyer

10-Feb-22 19:00

The Political And Social Context Of The Federal Constitution

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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