PUTRAJAYA, July 5 – The Government says it will be advising the King on holding a special 5-day Parliament sitting from July 26-29 and on August 2 for the Dewan Rakyat and a 3-day sitting of the Dewan Negara from Aug 3 to 5.
In a statement released today, the Prime Minister’s Office said the special meeting under the 3rd session of the 14th Parliament is to explain to the Members of Parliament on the National Recovery Plan and amend the legislations and rules to enable the hybrid sitting of the Parliament.
In accordance with Clause (3) of the Article 150 of the Federal Constitution, the proclamation of Emergency and the ordinances made by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament.
The meetings will be in compliance with the standard operating procedures set by the National Security Council and Ministry of Health, it said.
All members of the Cabinet have been notified of the meeting, the statement added.