A Selection of MLJ Articles: (2008 to 2013)

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A Selection of MLJ Articles: (2008 to 2013)

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Publisher: LexisNexis

Format: Soft Cover

ISBN: 9789674001872

    The period between the years 2008 to 2013 saw significant developments take place within the legal spectrum of the country. This publication aims to provide the casual reader with useful commentary on those legal developments, by way of compiling the notable Malayan Law Journal articles that were written by selected contributors, legal practitioners and academicians alike.

    The selected articles within this publication are divided into eleven subject areas, of which were chosen based on the criteria of public interest, currency, gravitas and thematic effect of recently enacted legislations on present civil and criminal laws.

    Notable contributors include Justice Dr Hj Hamid Sultan bin Abu Backer, Dato' KC Vohrah, Mr. Tommy Thomas, Mr. T Vijayandran, Datuk Sundra Rajoo and Ms. Mariette Peters, to name but a few.

    At a closer observation, the articles selected here revolve around judicial decisions as well as legislative changes that were made between 2008 to 2013, of which encompassed such general areas of law ranging from Criminal Law to Constitutional Law, as well as towards areas which dealt with specialized laws ranging from the Law of Tort on Medical Malpractice to Revenue Law.

    The wide variety of subject areas covered within this publication also strives to provide the reader with an in-depth analysis and discussion on recently enacted legislations such as the Competition Act 2010, Whistleblower Protection Act 2010 and Personal Data Protection Act 2009.

    - Award of Interest under the Arbitration Act 2005 by Sundra Rajoo
    - Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Domestic Civil Courts by Pretam Singh s/o Darshan Singh
    - An introduction into Competition Law: The Substantive Provisions of the Malaysian Competition Act in light of its European Origins by Julian Nowag
    - The Social Contract: Malaysia's Constitutional Covenant by Tommy Thomas Freedom of Assembly - Is it a Question of Right or Privilege in Malaysia? By Ahmad Masum
    - The Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) In the Building Industry ? Bugbear or Bunkum? by IR Harbans Singh KS and Sundra Rajoo
    - Mediation as Nothing to Lose Mode for Alternative Mode of Dispute Resolution in Construction Works by Abdul Rani bin Kamarudin
    - Inquiry of deaths under the Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code by Dr Abdul Rani bin Kamarudin
    - The Appropriateness Between the Death Penalty and Murder Offence under the Malaysian Penal Code by Chua Ming Zuan Mens rea Possession by T Vijayandran
    - Critical Thoughts: Legislative Intervention Imperative to Support Islamic Financing on a Global Scale by Justice Dr Hj Hamid Sultan bin Abu Backer
    - Administration of Shariah Criminal Justice under the Malaysian Constitutional Framework: Issues and Suggestions by Farid Sufian Shuaib
    - Dispute Resolution of Islamic Banking Cases in Malaysia with reference to Muamalat Division of the High Court and the Shariah Advisory Council by Dr. Adnan Trakic
    - Hanging on Two Inferences and Double Presumption by T Vijayandran
    - Section 114A: A Presumption of Guilt? by Mariette Peters
    - Comparative Analysis of Various Aspects in the Law of Personal Injuries in Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore by Leslie Chew, Dr Colin Ong and Dato' KC Vohrah
    - The Law of Medical Negligence: Where Does it Stand Post Foo Fio Na? by Ahalya Mahendra
    - Personal Data Protection Act: Doing Well by Doing Good by Professor Abu Bakar Munir and Associate Professor Siti Hajar Mohd Yasin
    - Self-Assessment System and Tax Compliance Complexities: Tax Practitioner's Perspectives by Ming Ling Lai and Kwai Fatt Choong
    - Public Interest Paradigm:Quo Vadis? - Whistleblower Protection Act 2010 by Hazlina bt Shaik Md Noor Alam