BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Live & Learn  >  Law & Behold #37: The Federal Constitution and Citizenship

Law & Behold #37: The Federal Constitution and Citizenship

Jasmine Wong, Lawyer | Larissa Ann Louis, Lawyer

28-May-21 14:00

Law & Behold #37: The Federal Constitution and Citizenship

Law & Behold - now a monthly segment - continues to arm Malaysians with constitutional literacy, and is done in collaboration with The Malaysian Bar and the University of Malaya's Faculty of Law. This month, we discuss two cases in the courts that concern citizenship in Malaysia, how the Federal Constitution is being interpreted in these cases. First, the case involving a 10-year-old boy, who was born to a Malaysian father and a Filipino mother, and the landmark decision on his citizenship appeal in the Federal Court. Following that, we look at the case involving Family Frontiers and six mothers, who have filed a suit to seek a declaration that Malaysian women married to foreigners have the right under the Federal Constitution for their overseas-born children to be Malaysian citizens. Finally, we take a brief look at the government's stand on how we're going to vaccinate stateless individuals in Malaysia, to protect us all from COVID-19.

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  PoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal mattersEducation

Tags:  The Bigger PictureLive & LearnLaw & Beholdconstitutional lawFederal Constitution of MalaysiaMalaysian ConstitutionMalaysian citizenshipMalaysian nationality lawvaccinationstateless individualsvaccine equityMalaysian Bar





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



11:00 AM

A Bit of Culture (REPEAT)

Travel Broadens The Mind - Or Does It?; Kam Raslan | Julian Yap | Vernon Adrian Emuang

12:00 PM

I Love KL

Fireworks - The Spark Behind the Spectacle; Jeffry Bahary, Fireworks Programmer

1:00 PM

Open For Business (REPEAT)

14 Years of Wanderlust Around the World; Jenn Low, Founder and CEO, Wanderlust + Co

2:00 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

Popcorn Culture - Stuff We Missed: One Piece

3:00 PM

GGWP (REPEAT)

Nurturing Future Malaysian Game Developers - The Ins And Outs; Sophie Azlan, Lecturer, School of Computing and Creative Media, UOW Malaysia

4:00 PM

Pick Of The Pops #539

6:00 PM

The Pulse (REPEAT)

Pulse Picks: Porches, Lucy Rose, Yannis & The Yaw, Jamie xx