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Joined the Commonwealth: 19 September 1963 (31 August 1957 as the Federation of Malaya)
CPA Branch formed: 19 April 1950
Unicameral/Bicameral: Bicameral – Dewan Negara (70); House of Representatives (222)
Parliament/Legislature website: Parliament of Malaysia
Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: Currently 11
Public Accounts Committee; Special Select Committee for Consideration of Bills; Special Select Committee on Budget; Special Select Committee on Defence and Home Affairs; Special Select Committee on Gender Equality and Family Development; Special Select Committee on States and Federal Relations; Special Select Committee Major Public Appointments; Special Select Committee on Election; Special Select Committee Human Rights and Constitutional Affairs; Special Select Committee on International Relations and Trade; Special Select Committee on Science, Innovations and Environment
Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): Currently 0.
Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees:
Dewan Negara: Committee of Selection; House Committee; Committee of Privileges; Standing Orders Committee
Dewan Rakyat: Committee of Selection; Standing Orders Committee; House Committee; Committee of Privileges
Constitution: click here
Articles in The Parliamentarian (2017-2021):
Recent CPA Programmatic Activities/News:
From 23-26 March 2021, Hon. Datuk Wira Dr Mohd Hatta Md Ramli, MP joined the CPA Treasurer, Hon. Shamsul Iskandar MD Akin, MP, in kindly attending and contributing to the CPA Executive Committee Mid-Year Meeting as one of three Executive Committee members representing the CPA South-East Asia Region.
In December 2020, the CPA Headquarters Secretariat welcomed two delegates, representing the CPA Malaysia Branch, at the first ever Virtual Commonwealth Youth Parliament where participants debated a number of issues including youth unemployment and COVID-19.