Vote on anti-party hopping bill expected in Dewan Rakyat today

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KUALA LUMPUR (July 28): The Dewan Rakyat meeting today is expected to see the winding up of the debate and a vote on the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill (No. 3) 2022 on Provisions Preventing Members of Parliament from Switching Parties.


Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar is expected to wind up the debate on the bill at 2.30 pm.

The bill needs a two-thirds majority support to be approved in the Dewan Rakyat.


According to the Order Paper on Parliament’s official website, the debate on the bill will continue for a second day after the question-and-answer session.

A total of 41 Members of Parliament (MPs) took part in the debate yesterday.-BERNAMA

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