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New State AG to review laws
Published on: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Kota Kinabalu: State Attorney General's Office will review and amend laws that need updating according to current needs.

New State Attorney-General Zaleha Rose said old laws such as the Train Ordinance need improvements and is now being updated for review.

"There is a law currently being studied and is still under discussion stage ie. sewage and waste-related law which is becoming a current need.

"Such laws will be tabled in the near future, subject to the approval from the Cabinet in the State Legislative Assembly sitting in November," she said, after paying a courtesy call on the Head of State Tun Juhar Mahiruddin here, Wednesday.

Commenting on the courtesy call, Zaleha said it was made to notify Tun Juhar on her appointment and to update him on the department's affairs.

Zaleha, 56, replaced Datuk Mariati Robert as the State Attorney General since July 1.

Other than Zaleha, Tun Juhar also received a courtesy call from Sabah Alzheirmer Association President Dr Chris Chong Kang Tird and his delegation.

He said the courtesy call was to inform Tun Juhar who is the association's patron on activities carried out by the association this year.

"Those include public forums, education talk and charity run involving the public. Other than that, we also collaborated with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) to do research based on the statistics of Alzheimer patients in Sabah," he said.

He added the association will conduct a seminar in October on Alzheimer patients care.

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