INSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL REFORM 5-Year Plan for Pillar 2

Promise 16: Restore the dignity of the Parliament

May 9, 2018
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May 2018

Pakatan Harapan Government will publish on an annual basis the full list of directorships held by Members of Parliament in state-owned enterprises at the federal or state levels, and all private companies, or as a consultant, together with the amount of allowances and other payments they receive.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

The Pakatan Harapan Government will reintroduce the Parliamentary Services Act 1963, with improvements in certain matters so that the Act is suitable for today’s environment.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

The Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat and the President of Dewan Negara will be members whose integrity and credibility are respected by their peers.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

The Leader of the Opposition will be granted the status and provisions equivalent to a Federal Minister.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

To enable Parliament to play its proper role, sittings will take place at a minimum of 100 days per year.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee will be reserved for an opposition member of parliament.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

A Dewan Rakyat Select Committee will be established to monitor every Ministry, with the power to call Ministers and senior officials to testify.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

Ensure that the number of Senators appointed by the states is always higher than those appointed by the Federal Government so that the interest of the states are always protected.

May 09, 2018