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Kelantan State Legislative Assembly

Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
Dewan Undangan Negeri Kelantan
ديوان اوندڠن نڬري كلنتن
Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Ahmad YaakobPAS
since 6 May 2013
Opposition Leader
UMNO
Structure
Seats 45
33 / 45
12 / 45
Meeting place
Kota Bharu
Website
.my.gov.kelantan.mmkwww

The Kelantan State Legislative Assembly (Malay: Dewan Undangan Negeri Kelantan) is the unicameral state legislature of the Malaysian state of Kelantan. It consists of 45 members representing single-member constituencies throughout the state. Elections are held no more than five years apart, simultaneously with parliamentary and other state assembly elections (collectively known as a general election).

The State Legislative Assembly convenes in the state capital, Kota Bharu.

Contents

  • Role 1
    • State EXCO 1.1
    • Committees 1.2
  • Current composition 2
  • 2013 election results 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Role

The Kelantan State Legislative Assembly enacts legislation concerning matters in the State List and Joint List defined in the Federal Constitution. The Speaker presides over debates in the Assembly.

The leader of the majority party or coalition in the Assembly is appointed Menteri Besar by the Sultan of Kelantan. The person who assumes the role of Menteri Besar appoints the state's executive council, or EXCO (Majlis Mesyuarat Kerajaan), drawing from members of the Assembly.

State EXCO

Kelantan State EXCO[1]
Portfolio EXCO
Menteri Besar
Land, Forestry and Natural Resources Committee Chairman
Ahmad Yaakob
Deputy Menteri Besar
Public Administration, Land and Regional Development Committee Chairman
Mohd Amar Abdullah
Economic Planning, Finance and Welfare Committee Chairman
Entrepreneurial Development, Trade and Community Development Committee Chairman Anuar Tan Abdullah
Islamic Development, Education and Dakwah Committee Chairman Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah
Local Government, Tourism and Culture Committee Chairman Takiyuddin Hassan
Housing, Works, Utilities and Environment Committee Chairman Mohammad Anizam Abdul Rahman
Human Development, Youth, Sports and NGOs Committee Chairman Abdul Fattah Mahmood
Women, Family and Health Development Committee Chairman Wan Ubaidah Omar
Agriculture, Rural Industries and Biotechnology Committee Chairman Che Abdullah Mat Nawi
Information, Science and Technology Development Committee Chairman Mohd Fadzli Hassan
Non-representatives
State Secretary Zainuddin Ibrahim

Committees

The Assembly contains two administrative committees, namely:[2]

  • Public Accounts Committee
  • Select Committee

Current composition

2013 election results

Kelantan state election, 2013

5 May 2013 (2013-05-05)

All 45 seats in the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat Mustapa Mohamed
Party Pakatan Rakyat Barisan Nasional
Leader's seat Chempaka Air Lanas (won)
Last election 39 seats, 56.4% 6 seats, 43.6%
Seats before 39 6
Seats won 33 12
Seat change Decrease6 Increase6

Menteri Besar before election

Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat
Pakatan Rakyat

Menteri Besar-designate

Ahmad Yaakob
Pakatan Rakyat

See also

References

  1. ^ Kelantan State Government: Majlis Mesyuarat Kerajaan
  2. ^ Assembly Committees Kelantan State Government Portal

External links

  • Kelantan State Government Portal
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