Criminal Law in Malaysia and Singapore, Revised 2nd Edition
An essential guide for legal practitioners, judges, scholars and students; this revised version of the existing content critically evaluates the general principles of criminal responsibility in Malaysia and Singapore.
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Published: 03 April, 2015
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An essential guide for legal practitioners, judges, scholars and students; this revised version of the existing content critically evaluates the general principles of criminal responsibility in Malaysia and Singapore. This book is not just an authoritative text to refer to in legal proceedings, judgments and scholarly journals but also a definitive source of comparative law for lawmakers and scholars in other jurisdictions, where the Indian Penal Code forms part of the law. Foreword by The Honourable the Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong, Singapore "...What is commendable and useful about this work is that, as I have said in my first foreword, the authors have explained the underlying concepts and principles of criminal liability clearly in the offences discussed, and have urged criminal law practitioners to "use the... arguments made in the book to articulate legal principles and to develop and improve upon the current law…” Key Features - Provides detailed analysis of the principles, workings, and complexities of criminal law - Each chapter is organised and structured with clear headings and sub-headings for easy referencing and review - Comprehensive analysis on major cases, academic commentary and law reform perspectives on criminal law - Features helpful and insightful discussions of how Malaysian and Singaporean judges have interpreted and applied the Code provisions