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Understanding the constitutional powers of the monarchy in Malaysia

The Conference of Malay Rulers can require the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, the Attorney-General’s Chambers, or any other agency to report to it when the rulers deliberate on matters of national policy, but to extend the role any further would lead to a debate on the involvement of the King in a constitutional democracy, writes senior lawyer, Datuk Seri Dr Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos.