Definition of mala fide:Adjective: In bad faith; with intent to deceive.
The PA Bill (Peaceful Assembly Bill) 2011 which was passed through the Parliament with such obscene haste had not only been vigorously opposed by lawyers (Malaysia Bar), civil societies and activist has now been tagged as mala fide by no less than former senior investigating police officer and former Kuala Lumpur CID chief Mat Zain Ibrahim.
Mat Zain Ibrahim: "I question Najib’s motive in tabling the bill and having it passed speedily in the face of so many people objecting to it."
“Is it to stop protests and peaceful demonstrations over his own misconduct and abuse of power amongst his or senior officials of the government’s administration, past and present?
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