De facto law minister Takiyuddin Hassan told the House of Representatives yesterday that the emergency ordinances have been revoked since 21 July 2021, catching many by surprise.
Political scientist Wong Chin Huat discusses the lack of transparency and the implications of the revocation, one being that the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly needs to be dissolved and state elections held within 60 days.
Produced by: Moh Heng Ying Presented by: Lyn Mak, Noelle Lim and Roshan Kanesan
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