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Malaysian Federal-State Relations Post GE14

[Editor’s Note: This is the third entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Jaclyn L. Neo, National University of Singapore[*] The Malaysian constitution does not have a preamble. The first article of the constitution simply states that “[t]he Federation shall be known, in Malay and

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Published on June 23, 2018
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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back? Constructive res judicata in Malaysian Constitutional Cases

Special Series: Perspectives from Undergraduate Law Students LL.B. Student Contribution –Shukri Ahmad Shahizam, LL.B. Candidate, London School of Economics In a long-awaited judgement with large ramifications on cases throughout the country the apex court in Malaysia, the Federal Court, has thrown a spanner into the works of constitutional challenges against restrictions on fundamental freedoms. Mat

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Published on February 3, 2018
Author:          Filed under: Analysis