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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 16: Schedules

SCHEDULE FIRST SCHEDULE [Article 18(1), 19(9)] Oath of Applicants for Registration or Naturalization I ……………………………………………… of ……………………………………………… hereby declare on oath that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all loyalty to any country or State outside the Federation, and I do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to His Majesty [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 15: Saving for Rulers’ Sovereignty, Etc.

PART XIV – SAVING FOR RULERS’ SOVEREIGNTY, ETC. Article number: 181 (1) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the sovereignty, prerogative, powers and jurisdiction of the Rulers and the prerogatives, powers and jurisdiction of the Ruling Chiefs of Negeri Sembiliam within their respective territories as hitherto had and enjoyed shall remain unaffected. (2) No proceedings whatsoever shall [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 14: Temporary and Transitional Provisions

PART XIII – TEMPORARY AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS Article 162 (1) Subject to the following provisions of this Article and Article 163, the existing laws shall until repealed by the authority having power to do so under this Constitution, continue in force on and after Merdeka Day, with such modifications as may be made therein under this Article and [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 13: Additional Protections for States of Sabah and Sarawak

PART XIIA – ADDITIONAL PROTECTIONS FOR STATES OF SABAH AND SARAWAK Article 161 (1) No Act of Parliament terminating or restricting the use of the English language for any of the purposes mentioned in Clauses (2) to (5) of Article 152 shall come into operation as regards the use of the English language in any case mentioned [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 12: General and Miscellaneous

PART XII – GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS Article 152 (1) The national language shall be the Malay language and shall be in such script as Parliament may by law* provide: Provided that- (a) no person shall be prohibited or prevented from using (otherwise than for official purposes), or from teaching or learning, any other language; and (b) nothing in [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 11: Special Powers against Subversion, Organised Violence, and Act and Crimes Prejudicial to the Public and Emergency Powers

PART XI – SPECIAL POWERS AGAINST SUBVERSION, ORGANISED VIOLENCE, AND ACTS AND CRIMES PREJUDICIAL TO THE PUBLIC AND EMERGENCY POWERS Article number: 149 (1) If an act of parliament recites that action has been taken or threatened by any substantial body of persons, whether inside or outside the Federation – (a) to cause, or to cause a [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 10: Public Services

PART X – PUBLIC SERVICES Article 132 (1) For the purposes of this Constitution, the public services are – (a) the armed forces; (b) the judicial and legal service; (c) the general public service of the Federation; (d) the police force; (e) the railway service; (f) the joint public services mentioned in Article 133; (g) the public service of each State; and (h) the [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 9: The Judiciary

PART IX – THE JUDICIARY Article 121 (1) Subject to Clause (2) the judicial power of the Federation shall be vested into High Courts of co- ordinate jurisdiction and status, namely- (a) one of the States of Malaya, which shall be known as the High Court in Malaya and shall have its principle registry in Kuala Lumpur; [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 8: Elections

PART VIII – ELECTIONS Article number: 113 (1) There shall be an Election Commission, to be constituted in accordance with Article 114, which, subject to the provisions of federal law, shall conduct elections to the House of Representatives and the Legislative Assemblies of the States and prepare and revise electoral rolls for such elections. (2) (i) Subject [...]

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Constitution of Malaysia (1957) – 7: Financial Provisions

PART VII – FINANCIAL PROVISIONS Chapter 1 – General Article 96 No tax or rate shall be levied by or for the purposes of the Federation except by or under the authority of federal law. Article 97 (1) All revenues and moneys howsoever raised or received by the Federation shall, subject to the provisions of this [...]

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