“The court has dismissed the case against the respondents, no leave granted.” [the Sabah AG] told reporters on Friday (Aug 21) morning.
Soh said that the court was careful in delivering its grounds that the first and second respondents [the Governor and Chief Minister] had acted within their constitutional powers and limits.
“There was nothing to suggest there was a breach in the state constitution and therefore the decision to grant a dissolution [of the state parliament], is not justiciable.”
“It was done properly in accordance to the law and the dissolution is therefore valid and constitutional, there should not be any uncertainty whether a state election should continue or not, ” he said, adding that the court decision should be respected by all.
Meanwhile, Tengku Fuad Ahmad, who represented the group of 33 assemblymen led by Musa, said the matter would be taken to the Court of Appeals…
“We are not ready for this. We have not given up. We will fight on, ”