Constitutional Law in Malaysia 2022


Constitutional Law in Malaysia 2022 By Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed (Consulting Editor) , Muhamad Hassan Ahmad (Consulting Editor)

Author Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed (Consulting Editor) , Muhamad Hassan Ahmad (Consulting Editor)
Publication Date 2022
ISBN 9789672701637
Format Softcover
Publisher LexisNexis


Description of Constitutional Law in Malaysia :

The Federal Constitution covers a wide range of significant topics, and the Constitutional Law in Malaysia, which has 28 chapters, covers all of those topics. It covers subjects like constitutional supremacy, fundamental human rights, federalism, citizenship, elections, executive roles and powers, legislative and judicial roles and powers, public services and public employees, the Attorney General, special powers against subversion and emergency powers, constitutional interpretation, constitutional amendments, and challenges to the constitutionality of statutes with a focus on the Sedition Act of 1948.This book also discusses the crucial elements of the Islamic constitution and the critical role that constitutions play in international law. The book offers a step-by-step tutorial on the issue with references to the Federal Constitution's clauses and the superior courts' determined cases. In addition, the chapters are presented in a clear and comprehensive style so that everyone can read them. Undergraduate law students as well as the general public would benefit greatly from studying the theoretical and practical applications of the Malaysian Federal Constitution.

Key Features of Constitutional Law in Malaysia :

  • Clear and detailed explanation on each Constitutional Law topics
  • In-depth analysis supported by rich citation of cases and provisions of the Federal Constitution
  • Chapter contributors are empanelled from various local universities as well as members of current and former legislative and executive bodies
  • Chapter structure follows the course outline of most Malaysian universities • Coverage of the Islamic constitution and the significant role of constitutions under international law

Table Of Contents of Constitutional Law in Malaysia : 

Chapter 1 Parameters of Constitutionalism in Malaysia and Beyond: Some Introductory Thoughts
Chapter 2 Malaysian Federal Constitution: An Historical Overview
Chapter 3 Federalism
Chapter 4 Constitutional Supremacy, Basic Structure and Constitutional Oath Doctrine
Chapter 5 Right to Life and Personal Liberty
Chapter 6 Unlawful Detention and Rights of Arrested Person
Chapter 7 Slavery and Forced Labour
Chapter 8 Retrospective Criminal Laws and Double Jeopardy
Chapter 9 Equality and Equal Protection
Chapter 10 Freedom of Speech, Assembly and Association
Chapter 11 Right to Property
Chapter 12 Freedom of Religion
Chapter 13 Right to Education
Chapter 14 Citizenship: Its Acquisition
Chapter 15 Citizenship: Termination and Deprivation
Chapter 16 Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Conference of Rulers
Chapter 17 Executive
Chapter 18 Legislature
Chapter 19 Judiciary
Chapter 20 Elections
Chapter 21 Public Services and Public Servants
Chapter 22 Attorney General
Chapter 23 Special Powers against Subversion
Chapter 24 Emergency Powers
Chapter 25 Constitutional Interpretation
Chapter 26 Constitutional Amendments
Chapter 27 Constitutional Law: Islamic Perspective
Chapter 28 Constitutional Law: International Law Perspective

About Authors :

Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed

In 1992, the High Court of Malaya admitted Ashgar Ali as an advocate and solicitor to the Malaysian Bar. Employment law, civil litigation, and alternative dispute resolution are some of his interests. He is currently a professor at the International Islamic University of Malaysia's Ahmad IbrahimKulliyah of Laws. Additionally, he serves on the Asia Pacific Mediation Forum's Executive and Steering Committees ( APMF).

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