Malaysia is a country which practices the rule of law. Our laws must
cover every aspect of our societal life, so we will know exactly what
we can do and what we cannot do. Prime Ministers in particular must
have everything spelt out for them in this respect. This will enable
them to be charged if they had breached the rule of law long after they
Governments, serving Prime Ministers and
Ministers are well placed to initiate action against others. But when
the Government, the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister do
something wrong, like cover-ups for example, then police reports may be
made against them. But how can the person reporting be sure that the
police will investigate without fear or favour.
believe some reports have been made but so far there have been no
results. Public confidence would be undermined if investigations by the
proper authorities are not made. If the investigation is only to clear
the name, then can we say the rule of law is being properly practised?
therefore need to have more Royal Commissions manned by people of
impeccable character like the ones on the Lingam tapes. The Commissions
can then make proposals based on speculations and possibilities can
then investigate the possibilities and probabilities and help clear
those in power. When this is done we can say that this beloved country
practises the rule of law.