Federal Court declines to answer questions on constitutionality of NSC Act

Federal Court declines to answer questions on constitutionality of NSC Act

The Edge Markets - Malaysia·2020-02-11 16:57

PUTRAJAYA (Feb 11): The Federal Court here today declined to answer the constitutional questions referred by Port Dickson Member of Parliament, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, on the constitutionality of the National Security Council Act 2016 (NSCA).

The seven-member bench, in a majority 5-2 decision, held that it was not a proper case for the Federal Court to answer the constitutional questions as the questions referred were abstract and purely academic.

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