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Bersatu notifies Selangor speaker of Selat Klang vacancy

Selangor opposition leader Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today submitted a notice to Selangor Speaker Lau Weng San regarding the unexpected vacancy of the Selat Klang state seat. - BERNAMA PIC

SHAH ALAM: Selangor opposition leader Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today submitted a notice to Selangor Speaker Lau Weng San regarding the unexpected vacancy of the Selat Klang state seat.

He said the notice was in line with Article LXVA (3) of the Selangor State Constitution 1959, which mandates the speaker to inform the Election Commission (EC) within twenty-one days of receiving such notice.

Azmin referred to Article LXVA (1)(a)(i) of the Selangor State Constitution 1959, which states that a seat becomes vacant if an assemblyman no longer belongs to his or her political party.

“I informed the speaker that the status of Datuk Abdul Rashid Asari, who is no longer a member of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), which renders him no longer the representative for Selat Klang in the state Assembly, and the seat should be vacated.

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