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Constitution of Malaysia

Harry E. Groves

Constitution of Malaysia

by Harry E. Groves

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Published by Oceana Pubns .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL9578052M
ISBN 100379002094
ISBN 109780379002096

Politics of Malaysia takes place in the framework of a federal representative democratic constitutional monarchy, in which the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is head of state and the Prime Minister of Malaysia is the head of government. Executive power is exercised by the federal government and the 13 state governments. Federal legislative power is vested in the federal .   Chief Justice of Malaysia, Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, speaks during the ‘Our Constitution’ book launch in Kuala Lumpur Ma — Picture by Miera Zulyana. Malanjum later confirmed to Malay Mail that Shad Saleem was his lecturer throughout his three years of study at UiTM for his law degree.

  Malaysia's constitution was set at the independence of the Federation of Malaya in along the lines of the Westminster model, embracing federalism and constitutional monarchy. That it has endured is explained in terms of the social contract agreed between the leaders of the three main ethnic groups (Malay, Chinese, Indian) before independence. (Singapore: LexisNexis, ).

The constitution of Malaysia, ratified in , establishes the state as a federal constitutional monarchy in which Islam has a leading role. It consists of articles divided into fifteen. Article 10 of the Constitution of Malaysia guarantees Malaysian citizens the right to freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of comparable provisions in constitutional law such as the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Article 10 entitles citizens to such freedoms as are not restricted by the government, instead of .


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Constitution of Malaysia by Harry E. Groves Download PDF EPUB FB2

FEDERAL CONSTITUTION NOTE: The Notes in small print on unnumbered pages are not part of the authoritative text. They are intended to assist the reader by setting out the chronology of the major amendments to the Federal Constitution and for editorial reasons, are set out in the present format.

Federal ConstitutionFile Size: 2MB. CONTENTS Page arrangeMent of artiCles 5–17 Constitution 19– list of aMendMents – list of artiCles aMended – The authors had the students in mind when they arranged the chapters and the materials for this book.

And in order to make the book student-friendly, the authors have condensed the materials -- which include constitutional documents and case law -- in such as way that the students will at once grasp the essence of every provision of the Constitution/5(8).

Constitution of Malaysia PART I - THE STATES, RELIGION AND LAW OF THE FEDERATION Article number: 1 1. (1) The Federation shall be known, in Malay and in English, by the name Malaysia. (2) The States of the Federation shall be Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor and Size: KB.

The Federal Constitution of Malaysia, which came into force inis the supreme law of Malaysia.[1] The Constitution of Malaysia book was initially called the Federation of Malaya (in Malay, Persekutuan Tanah Melayu) and it adopted its present name, Malaysia, when the States of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore (now independent) joined the Federation.[2] The Constitution.

Subsection 2(2) of Act A also provided w.e.f that— “Any reference in the Constitution and any other written law to the Federation, Malaya, Malaysia, the States of the Federation, the States of Malaya, or West Malaysia, howsoever used, whether or not used in conjunction with or as part of another expression, shall be construed.

FEDERAL CONSTITUTION As at 1 November [PART I THE STATES, RELIGION AND LAW OF THE FEDERATION [Article 1: Name, States and territories of the Federation [] The present Article without Clause (4) was inserted by Act 26/, section 4, in force from (i.e.

when Malaysia was established). MALAYSIAN FEDERAL CONSTITUTION - History bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL.

Popular Book. Arfah Hamzah A first look at the Malaysian legal system - Oxford Fajar - Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan An Introduction To The Constitution Of Malaysia.

2nd ed. Kuala Lumpur, pp Book. related portals: Constitutional documents, Malaysia.; sister projects: Wikipedia article, Wikidata item.; The Constitution of Malaysia, comprising articles, is the supreme law of Malaysia.

It was drafted based on the advice of the Reid Commission, and came into force on 27 August — Excerpted from Constitution of Malaysia on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Second, the Constitution also provides that Islam is the religion of the country but other religions may be practised in peace and harmony (Article 3).

The status of freedom of religion in Malaysia is a controversial issue. Questions including whether Malaysia is an Islamic state or secular state remains unresolved.

In recent times, there has. The Constitution of the Federation of Malaya is the foundation of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia today. It is drafted by Reid Commission that headed by Lord William Reid in order to formulate a constitution for the preparation of a fully self-governing and independent Federation of.

Revised edition of: The constitution of Malaysia / by L.A. Sheridan and Harry E. Groves. 4th ed. Description: lxvii, pages ; 25 cm: Other Titles: Sheridan & Groves the constitution of Malaysia: Responsibility: Dato' KC Vohrah, Philip TN Koh, Peter SW Ling.

MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION TABLE OF CONTENTS 2 CHAPTERS 1 History 3 2 Main Features 8 3 Legislature 13 4 Executive 19 5 Judiciary 27 6 Fundamental Liberties 32 7 L Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

Malaysia's constitution was set at the independence of the Federation of Malaya in along the lines of the Westminster model, embracing federalism and constitutional monarchy. That it has endured is explained in terms of the social contract agreed between the leaders of the three main ethnic groups (Malay, Chinese, Indian) before independence.

This is an unofficial consolidation. The original Constitution was first introduced as the Constitution of the Federation of Malaya on Merdeka Day (31 August ) and subsequently introduced as the Constitution of Malaysia on Malaysia Day (16 September ).

Last amendment included here is the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Act which entered into force on 20 July Law, government, and the Constitution in Malaysia [Harding, Andrew] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Law, government, and the Constitution in MalaysiaAuthor: Andrew Harding. The Federal Court’s explicit assertion that parliament does not have the power to amend the Federal Constitution to the effect of undermining the separation of powers and the independence of the judiciary enshrined therein 18 is a landmark development that departs significantly from previous rulings on the issue and brings Malaysia in line Author: Andrew James Harding, Jaclyn L Neo, Dian A H Shah, Wilson Tay Tze Vern.

This work by one of Malaysia's well-known constitutional experts, Prof. Abdul Aziz Bari, offers a general overview of the constitutional principles and problems in the county, and provides insights in order to have a critical outlook of the constitution.

The book's main objective is to present /5(5). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abdul Aziz Bari. Constitution of Malaysia. Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia: Pearson Prentice Hall, © Reproduced from his book An Introduction to the Constitution of Malaysia, Second edition, Tun Mohamed Suffian bin Hashim Published by Kuala Lumpur Government Printer ().

domestic delivery FREE Shipping on orders over RM(Peninsular Malaysia) / RM(East Malaysia) N.B. While every attempt has been made to ensure stock availability, occasionally we do run out of stock at our stores.Malaysia's constitution was set at the independence of the Federation of Malaya in along the lines of the Westminster model, embracing federalism and constitutional monarchy.

That it has endured is explained in terms of the social contract agreed between the leaders of the three main ethnic groups (Malay, Chinese, Indian) before by:   Refer to the Constitution of the Federation of Malaysia and the practice of Parliamentary democracy in Malaysia, discuss the allowances and the limits of the freedom under discussion.

References • • Hasnah Hussiin, Mardiana Nordin (ed), Pengajian Malaysia, Fajar Bakti Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, /5(14).