TITLE

The Malaysian Constitution after 50 Years -- Retrospective, Prospective and Comparative Perspectives

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, H. P.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Australian Journal of Asian Law;Dec2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p307
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a retrospective, prospective and comparative perspectives of the Malaysian Constitution after 50 years of being an independent country. The author highlights a few areas where developments have generated a high degree of unease such as judicial integrity and public confidence in the judiciary. The two major confrontations since the inception of the constitution on August 31, 1957 occurred between the government of former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad and the Malay Rulers.
ACCESSION #
33404542

 

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