Article 9 of the Malaysian Federal Consitution states : (1) No citizen shall be banished or excluded from the Federation. (2) Subject to Clause (3) and to any law relating to the security of the Federation or any part thereof, public order, public health, or the punishment of offenders, every citizen has the right to move freely throughout the Federation and to reside in any part thereof (3) So long as under this Constitution any other State is in a special position as compared with the States of Malaya, Parliament may by law impose restrictions, as between that State and other States, on the rights conferred by Clause (2) in respect of movement and residence.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Such display of arrogance by Ali Rustam
When I read the news report that Ali Rustam has demanded that Amiga Sreenevasan be stripped off her citizenship, the one thing that came to my mind was, "This fella must be out of his rockers." For heaven's sake, this guy is the Chief Minister of Malacca and by the mere fact he is holding such an esteem position in the state, he must have known some thing about our Federal Constitution especially the part that relates to citizenship. Maybe the following will enlighten him: