Shad Saleem Faruqi

Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi is Tunku Abdul Rahman Chair, University of Malaya and was previously Visiting Senior Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore.

Articles by Shad Saleem Faruqi (2)

Reform of Parliament: Lessons from 2020-2021

Shad Saleem Faruqi

Despite its key role in Malaysia’s governance, Parliament has been in abeyance for much of 2020 and 2021. Reform of the law and practice of Parliament are necessary to give effect to the constitutional provisions on Parliament’s functions and to enhance Parliament’s institutional efficacy.

The Monarchy and Article 150

Shad Saleem Faruqi

The recent heightened tensions between the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Prime Minister Muhyidddin Yassin’s Cabinet have put the spotlight on whether the Constitution allows the King to exercise discretionary powers, apart from acting on the advice of Cabinet.