KUALA LUMPUR: The Cabinet has agreed to set up a parliamentary select committee to look into strengthening the law and regulations pertaining to the electoral process.
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said the Cabinet also agreed for the motion on the proposed committee to be tabled at the next parliamentary sitting this October.
The Cabinet agreed to meet with the Election Commission soon to discuss the framework of the committee, which would be headed by a minister, Nazri told reporters at his office in parliament building, here, Wednesday.
Nazri said the committee would consist of five parliamentarians from the ruling government, three from the opposition and an independent.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had on Monday announced that a parliamentary select committee would be formed to look into ways to improve the country's electoral process.