KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 — The Dewan Rakyat Speaker and its secretary have asked the courts to strike out a lawsuit by the son of a former deputy prime minister over proposed amendments for heftier Shariah penalties, a lawyer confirmed today. Mansoor Saat, the lawyer for Mohamed Tawfik Ismail who filed the lawsuit, said Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Datuk Kamaludin Md Said will hear on January 11 the application for dismissal by the sole two respondents, Dewan Rakyat’s Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia and secretary Datuk Roosme Hamzah. Mansoor told Malay Mail Online that the duo cited the Federal Constitution’s Articles 62(1) and 63(1) provisions on the supremacy of Parliament for their appli
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