NO BLAN­KET BAN ON DOJ DE­BATE

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THERE is no blan­ket ban on de­bat­ing the civil law­suit by the United States Depart­ment of Jus­tice (DoJ) against 1Malaysia De­vel­op­ment Bhd (1MDB) in the De­wan Rakyat. Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mu­lia said he will make a rul­ing on whether a cer­tain state­ment or ques­tion dur­ing a de­bate is sub-ju­dice, as and when it arises. “I can­not make a rul­ing now as the is­sue has not come up,” he said when Gobind Singh Deo (DAP Pu­chong) raised a Point of Or­der to clar­ify his de­ci­sion. Min­is­ter Datuk Nur Ja­zlan Mo­hamed. He said the au­thor­i­ties ac­knowl­edged the fact that the con­duct of both move­ments was wrong. “You want po­lice to take tougher ac­tion against them. We can, but we want to set­tle it am­i­ca­bly be­cause it is po­lit­i­cal and not any­thing sub­stan­tial,” he told re­porters at Par­lia­ment yes­ter­day.

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