Malaysia's Freedom of Information Act to be formulated in stages: Nurul Izzah Anwar
SUBANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Pakatan Harapan government is committed to implementing the Freedom of Information Act, in line with its election manifesto.
Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar pledged that the law would be formulated in stages and the various parliamentary select committees be put in place before it was finally enacted.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government is actively studying the formulation of the Freedom of Information Act and requires more time, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
Pakatan Harapan’s 14th general election manifesto had pledged to introduce such an act and review the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010, the Official Secrets Act 1972 and the Witness Protection Act 2009.