Ismail Sabri: NSC to study proposed stricter SOPs for coming Batu Sapi by-election

Published on 27 Oct 2020 6:41:48 PM

The National Security Council (NSC) will study proposed standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be in place for the Batu Sapi by-election, with strict measures to be in place due to raging Covid-19 cases in Sabah, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

He said the government, as well as the Election Commission (EC) have no authority to postpone the election as the Federal Constitution stipulates that the seat must be filled within 60 days after it is left vacant.

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