CPA Academy

Parliament of Malaysia

H.E. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Utama Dr Rais Yatim, President of the Senate (Dewan Negara)
Joint CPA Malaysia Branch President
Parliament of Malaysia (Parlimen Malaysia)
Hon. YB Dato’ Johari Bin Abdul, Speaker of the House of Representatives (Dewan Rakyat)
Joint CPA Malaysia Branch President
Parliament of Malaysia (Parlimen Malaysia)
Nizam Mydin bin Bacha Mydin, Secretary of the House of Representatives
CPA Malaysia Branch Secretary
Parliament of Malaysia (Parlimen Malaysia)
Lavinia Vyveganthan, International Relations
Secretary CPA Malaysia
Parliament of Malaysia (Parlimen Malaysia)

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

Standing Orders

Dewan Negara

Dewan Rakyat

Constitution: click here

Articles in The Parliamentarian (2017 to present): 

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.

Key Facts

CPA Branch Formed
19 Apr 1950
Voting Age
First Parliament
09 Nov 1959
Seat of Parliament
Kuala Lumpur