Terengganu State Legislative Assembly

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Terengganu State Legislative Assembly

Dewan Undangan Negeri Terengganu
ديوان اوندڠن نڬري ترڠڬانو
14th Terengganu State Legislative Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded20 June 1959
Leadership
Sultan
Speaker
Yahaya Ali, GS-PAS
since 1 July 2018
Deputy Speaker
Vacant
since 1 July 2018
Dr. Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar, GS-PAS
since 10 May 2018
Opposition Leader
Ahmad Said, BN-UMNO
since 21 March 2019
Secretary
Zulkifli Isa
Structure
Seats32 + 1 Nominated Member
Quorum: 11
Simple majority: 17
Two-thirds majority: 21
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Political groups
(As of 8 December 2018)

Government:
     PAS (23)
Opposition:
     Barisan Nasional (10)

Committees
Elections
Plurality: First-past-the-post (32 single-member constituencies)
Last election
9 May 2018
Next election
1 September 2023 or earlier
Meeting place
Wisma Darul Iman, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Website
dun.terengganu.gov.my

The Terengganu State Legislative Assembly (Malay: Dewan Undangan Negeri Terengganu) is the unicameral state legislature of the Malaysian state of Terengganu. It consists of 32 members representing single-member constituencies throughout the state. Elections are held no more than five years apart, and are customarily held alongside elections to the federal parliament during a general election.

The State Assembly convenes at the Wisma Darul Iman in the state capital, Kuala Terengganu.

Current composition[edit]

GS BN
23 10
23 10
PAS UMNO
No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party) Post
GS 23 | BN 10
N1 Kuala Besut Tengku Zaihan Che Ku Abd Rahman BN (UMNO) N/A
N2 Kota Putera Mohd Nurkhuzaini Ab Rahman GS (PAS) EXCO member
N3 Jertih Muhammad Pehimi Yusof BN (UMNO) N/A
N4 Hulu Besut Nawi Mohamad BN (UMNO)
N5 Jabi Azman Ibrahim GS (PAS) EXCO member
N6 Permaisuri Abd Halim Jusoh BN (UMNO) N/A
N7 Langkap Sabri Mohd Noor BN (UMNO)
N8 Batu Rakit Bazlan Abd Rahman BN (UMNO)
N9 Tepuh Hishamuddin Abd Karim GS (PAS)
N10 Buluh Gading Ridzuan Hashim GS (PAS)
N11 Seberang Takir Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman BN (UMNO)
N12 Bukit Tunggal Alias Razak GS (PAS) EXCO member
N13 Wakaf Mempelam Wan Shukairi Wan Abdullah GS (PAS) EXCO member
N14 Bandar Ahmad Shah Muhamed GS (PAS) N/A
N15 Ladang Tengku Hassan Tengku Omar GS (PAS) EXCO member
N16 Batu Buruk Muhammad Khalil Abd Hadi GS (PAS) N/A
N17 Alur Limbat Ariffin Deraman GS (PAS) EXCO member
N18 Bukit Payung Mohd Nor Hamzah GS (PAS) EXCO member
N19 Ru Rendang Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar GS (PAS) Menteri Besar
N20 Pengkalan Berangan Sulaiman Sulong GS (PAS) N/A
N21 Telemung Rozi Mamat BN (UMNO)
N22 Manir Hilmi Harun GS (PAS)
N23 Kuala Berang Mamad Puteh GS (PAS) EXCO member
N24 Ajil Maliaman Kassim GS (PAS) N/A
N25 Bukit Besi Roslee Daud BN (UMNO)
N26 Rantau Abang Alias Harun GS (PAS)
N27 Sura Wan Hapandi Wan Nik GS (PAS)
N28 Paka Satiful Bahari Mamat GS (PAS) EXCO member
N29 Kemasik Saiful Azmi Suhaili GS (PAS) N/A
N30 Kijal Ahmad Said BN (UMNO) Opposition Leader
N31 Cukai Hanafiah Mat GS (PAS) EXCO member
N32 Air Putih Ab. Razak Ibrahim GS (PAS) N/A
- (Nominated member)[1] Zuraida Mohd Noor GS (PAS)

Seating arrangement[edit]

N24 Ajil N32 Air Putih N14 Bandar N20 Pengkalan Berangan N26 Rantau Abang N22 Manir N10 Buluh Gading N27 Sura
N29 Kemasik B N16 Batu Buruk
(Nominated Member) N9 Tepuh
Vacant C A N2 Kota Putera
Vacant N23 Kuala Berang
Vacant N13 Wakaf Mempelam
Vacant N31 Cukai
N6 Permaisuri N17 Alur Limbat
N1 Kuala Besut N15 Ladang
N8 Batu Rakit N5 Jabi
N7 Langkap N18 Bukit Payung
N3 Jertih N12 Bukit Tunggal
N25 Bukit Besi the Mace N28 Paka
N4 Hulu Besut State Financial Officer
N21 Telemung State Legal Advisor
N11 Seberang Takir Sergeant-at-Arm State Secretary
N30 Kijal (Opposition Leader) Secretary N19 Ru Rendang (Menteri Besar)
Speaker
Sultan

Role[edit]

The Terengganu State Assembly's main function is to enact state laws and policies. It is also in charge of oversight of departments and agencies of the state government. Members of the assembly are responsible for checking and criticizing the executive government's actions.[2]

The leader of the party or coalition with a majority of seats in the assembly is appointed Menteri Besar by the Sultan of Terengganu. The Menteri Besar then appoints members of the state executive council, or EXCO (Majlis Mesyuarat Kerajaan Negeri) from members of the assembly.[3]

Committees[edit]

The State Assembly consists of committees to handle administrative matters, including Committee of Privileges[4] and Public Accounts Committee.[5]

Election pendulum[edit]

The 14th General Election witnessed 22 governmental seats and 10 non-governmental seats filled the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly. The government side has 3 safe seats and 4 fairly safe seats, while the non-government side has just a safe and fairly safe seat each one.

GOVERNMENT SEATS
Marginal
Ladang Tengku Hassan Tengku Omar PAS 43.45
Bandar Ahmad Shah Muhamed PAS 44.11
Air Putih Ab. Razak Ibrahim PAS 47.36
Ajil Maliaman Kassim PAS 48.01
Jabi Azman Ibrahim PAS 48.11
Pengkalan Berangan Sulaiman Sulong PAS 48.66
Kota Putera Mohd. Nurkhuzaini Ab. Rahman PAS 49.18
Cukai Hanafiah Mat PAS 49.56
Kuala Berang Mamad Puteh PAS 50.33
Kemasik Saiful Azmi Suhaili PAS 51.62
Paka Satiful Bahari Hj. Mamat PAS 53.47
Tepuh Hishamuddin Abd. Karim PAS 54.32
Batu Buruk Muhammad Khalil Abd. Hadi PAS 54.91
Bukit Tunggal Alias Razak PAS 55.41
Alur Limbat Ariffin Deraman PAS 55.64
Fairly safe
Manir Hilmi Harun PAS 58.07
Rantau Abang Alias Harun PAS 58.34
Bukit Payung Mohd. Nor Hamzah PAS 58.77
Buluh Gading Ridzuan Hashim PAS 59.42
Safe
Sura Wan Hapandi Wan Nik PAS 61.81
Ru Rendang Dr. Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar PAS 61.83
Wakaf Mempelam Wan Shukairi Wan Abdullah PAS 62.16
NON-GOVERNMENT SEATS
Marginal
Kuala Besut Tengku Zaihan Che Ku Abd. Rahman UMNO 47.23
Bukit Besi Roslee Daud UMNO 48.16
Batu Rakit Bazlan Abd. Rahman UMNO 48.78
Jertih Muhammad Pehimi Yusof UMNO 49.42
Kijal Ahmad Said UMNO 49.46
Hulu Besut Nawi Mohamad UMNO 51.97
Seberang Takir Ahmad Razif Abd. Rahman UMNO 52.66
Permaisuri Abd. Halim Jusoh UMNO 52.84
Fairly safe
Langkap Sabri Mohd. Noor UMNO 59.45
Safe
Telemung Rozi Mamat UMNO 62.26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Said, Rosalinda Md. "Zuraida angkat sumpah ADUN wanita pertama Terengganu". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  2. ^ "Peranan dan Keahlian Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Terengganu State Assembly. Retrieved 16 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Pengenalan" (in Malay). Terengganu State Assembly. Retrieved 16 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Jawatankuasa Hak and Kebebasan Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Terengganu State Assembly. Retrieved 16 April 2011.
  5. ^ "Jawatankuasa Kira-kira Wang Negeri" (in Malay). Terengganu State Assembly. Retrieved 16 April 2011.

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