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Parliament

State Legislature of Penang

Presiding Officer(s): YB Dato' Law Choo Kiang, MLA, Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly 
Joined the Commonwealth: 19 September 1963 (as a State of Malaysia)
CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1971
Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral – Penang State Legislative Assembly (40)

Parliament/Legislature Website: Penang State Legislative Assembly (Malay version)

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 1 - Public Accounts Committee     

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): N/A

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Rights and Privileges Committee; Assembly Committee; Rules of Proceedings Committee; Constitutional Committee 


Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013-2021):

N/A


 

 

Hon. Dato’ Law Choo Kiang
Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly
Penang State Legislative Assembly maheswari@penang.gov.my
Maheswari Malayandy
Secretary of the State Legislative Assembly
Penang State Legislative Assembly maheswari@penang.gov.my

Key Facts

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Population
1,647,716
Voting Age
21
Seat of Parliament
Pulau Pinang