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2010

MOTIONS
ROUND 1 (THEME: NUCLEAR)
1) THIS HOUSE WOULD PUT AN END TO THE NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION TREATY.
2) THIS HOUSE WOULD ENDORSE THE RIGHT TO NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
3) THAT UNITED STATES SHOULD UNILATERALLY ABANDON ITS' NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

ROUND 2 (THEME: MALAYSIA BOLEH!)


1) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT MALAYSIA SHOULD RECOGNIZE THE STATUS OF ITS' POLITICAL REFUGEES.
2) THIS HOUSE WOULD NOT GIVE MANDATORY DEATH SENTENCE FOR ITS' DRUG TRAFFICKERS.
3) THIS HOUSE WOULD INCLUDE ALL ABOVE 18 IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS OF MALAYSIA.

ROUND 3 (THEME: SOCIAL NETWORK)


1) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT FACEBOOK POLICIES SHOULD BE DECIDED BY VOTES AMONG FACEBOOK USERS.
2) THIS HOUSE WOULD REQUIRE USERS OF ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS TO DISCLOSE THEIR IDENTITY.
3) THIS HOUSE WOULD MAKE DATING WEBSITES COMPENSATE CHEATED SPOUSES.

ROUND 4 (THEME: ECONOMY)


1) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) SHOULD NOT INTERVENE IN THE
ECONOMIES OF COUNTRIES IT GIVES LOANS TO.
2) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT FOOD AID WILL BRING MORE DESTRUCTION TO RECIPIENTS' ECONOMY.
3) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT CONTINUED FINANCIAL LIBERALISATION WILL BRING MORE HARM THAN GOOF TO
DEVELOPING ECONOMIES.

ROUND 5 (THEME: DEMOCRACY ELECTION AND TRANSPARENCY)


1) THISE HOUSE BELIEVES THAT ELECTION CAMPAIGNS SHOULD RUN ON AN EQUAL AND UNITED FUNDING PROVIED
BY THE STATE.
2) THIS HOUSE WOULD MAKE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING THE TENDER PROCESS OF MAJOR PUBLIC
CONTRACTS.
3) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT ELECTION CANDIDATES SHOULD BE MADE TO SHARE THE SEAT OF A CONSTITUENCY
IF THE WINNING MARGIN IS EXTREMELY SMALL.

QUARTER-FINALS JUNIOR (THEME: ASEAN)


1) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT THE JUNTA SHOULD BE TRIED FOR POLITICAL AND OTHER EXTRA JUDICIAL
KILLINGS.
2) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT ASEAN BELONGS TO THE HISTORICAL ARCHIVES.
3) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT INDONESIA SHOULD STOP EXPORTING ITS' MAIDS.

QUARTER-FINALS SENIOR (THEME: TERROR)


1) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT THE WAR ON TERROR IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF GLOBAL TERRORISM.
2) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT MILITARY EXPANSION IS NECESSARY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
3) THIS HOUSE WOULD SUPPORT A EUROPEAN DEFENCE FORCE.

SEMI-FINALS JUNIOR & SENIOR (THEME: GREEN WORLD)


1) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT IT'S UNFAIR TO BURDEN THIRD WORLD TO MAKE EMISSION REDUCTION.
2) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT R.E.D.D. (REDUCED EMISSIONS FROM DEFORESTATION AND FOREST DEGRADATION)
PROGRAM CRIMINALIZES THE PEOPLE WHO PROTECT AND RELY ON FORESTS.
3) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT THE PURSUIT OF BIOFUEL WILL LEAVE MORE PEOPLE IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
WITHOUT FOOD.

FINALS JUNIOR (THEME: LAW)


1) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT LYNCHING CAN BE JUSTIFIED.
2) THIS HOUSEBELIEVES THAT JUDICIAL CANNING HAS NO PLACE IN MODERN SOCEITY.
3) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT IN THE AGE OF THE INTERNET, CENSORSHIP IS AN OUTDATED POLICY.

FINALS SENIOR (THEME: PUBLIC TRANSPORT SAFETY)


1) THIS HOUSE WILL NATIONALIZE ALL BUS EXPRESSES.
2) THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT ANY DRIVER WHO CAUSES DEATH ON THE ROAD SHOULD HAVE A LIFE BAN ON
DRIVING PUBLIC TRANSPORT.
3) THIS HOUSE WILL REDUCE THE HIGHWAY SPEED LIMIT TO 80 KILOMETERS PER HOUR AND STRICTLY ENFORCE IT.

Motions:
ROYALS 2012:
Round 1: SOCIETY
1. THBT we should not give money to beggars
2. THBT the State should impose a strict curfew on minors
3. THW impose traffic fines based on a percentage of the offenders income
Round 2: FLORA AND THE FAUNA
1. THBT First World Countries Must Accept Environmental Refugees
2. THW recognize animal land rights in development project
3. THBT climate conferences are a waste of time
Round 3: SCIENCE AND TECH
1. THBT it is time to stop space exploration
2. THW forbid the pursuit of self-learning artificial intelligence
3. THBT intellectual property laws are obsolete in the digital age

Round 4: ECONOMICS & LABOUR


1. THW rather support 12 Ramli Burgers stands than one Burger King
2. THW disallow workers in essential sectors from striking
3. THW nationalise all banks
Break Rounds:
Junior Quarterfinals: the MIDDLE EAST
1. THBT the international community should leave Syria alone
2. THW demand the immediate transfer of power from Egypts ruling military council to a civilian
authority
3. THW Enforce a nuclear free Middle East
Senior Quarterfinals: IRAN
1. THBT Obama has been too soft on Iran
2. THS the European Unions embargo on Iranian oil
3. THBT the international community should leave Iran alone
Junior Semifinals: Point and laugh. Or maybe not. GENDER & SEXUALITY
1. THW no longer recognize being called a homosexual as a valid ground to sue for defamation
2. THW recognise a 3rd gender
3. THBT in conservative societies, special schools should be set up for LGBT students
Senior Semifinals: EVERYDAY POLITICS
1. THS the Obama administrations move that requires insurance companies to absorb the costs of
contraceptive healthcare
2. THBT the Justice and Development Party, not the army, are the biggest threat to Turkish democracy
3. THW not allow corporations to make political contributions
Junior Grand Finals: Malaysia
1. TH would limit terms of all Members of Parliament to only two terms in office.
Senior Grand finals: Malaysia
1. THBT serving civil servants and politicians-in-office should not be awarded honorific titles
2. THW replace moral classes with religious classes for non-Muslims in public schools
3. THW grant the right to vote only to residing Malaysians

Royals 2014

Round 1 : THW compel recipients of government scholarships to serve a


mandatory period as public school teachers (lost)
Round 2 : THW not pre-determine sentencing periods and only release prisoners
once they are deemed fully rehabilitated (won)
Round 3 : THW remove the patent rights of multinational corporations in
developing countries, if done for public interest (lost)
Round 4 : THBT Malaysia should allow its individual states the autonomy to create
its own criminal laws rather than following Federal laws (lost)

Round 5 : THW not allow democratic countries which have not repealed antisodomy laws to vote in the General Assembly on any human rights issues (lost)
ROUND 1: THW ban all form of diversity quota's for tertiary education (won)
ROUND 2: THW allow adults retrospectively sue their parents for causing them
psychological trauma during childhood (lost)
ROUND 3: THBT companies that produce products which are directly opposed to a
countries moral stance, should not be allowed to set up on those countries (lost)
ROUND 4: THBT individuals in the highest income bracket who pay their income
taxes should be exempt from paying GST (win)
ROUND 5: THW not allow democratic countries which have not repealed antisodomy laws to vote in the general assembly of any human rights issue (win)
Quarters: THW mandate an exchange programme where children of ultraconservative communities live in secular communities for a specific period of
time (lost)