Perak State Legislative Assembly ( Malay: Dewan Undangan Negeri Perak) is the unicameral state legislature of the Malaysian state of Perak. It is composed of 59 members representing single-member districts throughout the state. Elections are held no more than five years apart, along with elections to the federal parliament and other state assemblies (except Sarawak).
The Assembly convenes at the
Perak State Secretariat Building in the capital Ipoh.
The Perak State Legislative Assembly enacts laws that apply in Perak. It must hold at least three sittings a year and table a budget in March and late October or early November.
The Speaker presides over sittings in the Assembly and ensures order during debates. The present Speaker is [1 ] R. Ganesan from Barisan Nasional, who is not an elected member of the Assembly.
The majority party or coalition in the Assembly forms the state government, led by the
Menteri Besar. He appoints the state executive council, or EXCO ( Majlis Mesyuarat Kerajaan), drawing from members of the Assembly.
State EXCO [ edit ]
Perak State EXCO
Chairman of the Religion, Finance, Security, Land, Natural Resources, Economic Planning, Public Transport and Non-Islamic Affairs
Zambry Abdul Kadir
Timbalan Menteri Besar
Chairman of Rural Development, Agricultural, Agriculture, Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Saarani Mohammad
Chairman of Industry, Investment and Development Corridor
Mohammad Zahid Abdul Khalid
Chairman of Public Utilities, Infrastructure, Energy and Water
Zainol Fadzi Paharuddin
Chairman of the Committee of Women, Family Welfare and National Integration
Chairman of the Consumer Affairs, Human Resources, Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
Shamsudin Abu Hassan
Chairman of Islamic Education, Personality Development, Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives
Mohd Nizar Zakaria
Chairman of the Health, Tourism and Culture
Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi
Chairman of the Education and Higher Education, Science, Environment and Green Technology
Mohd Amin Zakaria
Chairman of Youth, Sports, Communication and Multimedia
Shahrul Zaman Yahya
Current composition [ edit ]
The following is the results of the 2008 state assembly elections. Three
Pakatan Rakyat assemblymen have since quit their parties to become independents caucusing with Barisan Nasional, triggering the 2009 Perak constitutional crisis. The Pakatan Rakyat government formed after the election has since been forcibly removed from power. [3 ] Template:Perak state election, 2013
Current composition by political affiliation [ edit ]
Barisan Nasional (44.71%)
Pakatan Rakyat (54.48%)
2013 election results [ edit ]
Perak state election, 2013
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]