18 November 2020 – Batu Sapi by-election cancelled as King declares State of Emergency

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Level of Jurisdiction: Batu Sapi, SBH
Lead People/Agency: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah

Overview: The King declares a state of emergency in Batu Sapi, Sabah to cancel the by-election that was scheduled there for Dec 5.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/11/18/king-declares-emergency-in-batu-sapi

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat