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A valid case for law reform

April 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos By TS Tan Commonsense tells us that there is need to review old laws that were enacted during the British colonial era or soon after the country’s independence. The move is necessary not only to ensure justice in the changing world, but also to remove irrelevant provisions that were once […]

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Tags: Criminal Law

Malaysian Men may be jailed when you call your wife Ugly

May 31st, 2009 · No Comments

The governmental Women’s Development Department plans to propose to Parliament to enact a law which put Malaysian men in jail when they psychologically assult their wife. Currently Malaysian law only protect woman from physical violence. Women’s groups told the department that husbands who “demonstrate a pattern of causing mental and psychological damage” should face counseling, […]

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Tags: Criminal Law · Family Law · Malaysian Law News

Women’s Rights and Police Power

April 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Recently, I received couple of emails stating woman has legal rights to refuse to go to the police station with male police between 6pm to 6am (I reproduce the same below). To be frank, it was my 1st time hearing about this legal rights. Though I was not a criminal lawyer, but I have not […]

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Tags: -==Legal Tips==- · Criminal Law

“I want to call my lawyer”… But can you?

January 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

  (From KL Bar’s Relevan August 2008) Richard Wee Thiam Seng analyses the new section 28A of the Criminal Procedure Code which crystallises the right of a person under arrest to contact the person’s lawyer How many times have you heard that on television? A scene from a criminal investigation series will flash an arrested […]

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Tags: -==Legal Tips==- · Criminal Law

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Identification Bill 2008 (DNA Bill)

August 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments

  The recent debate not only confine to 1st reading of the DNA Bill in Parliament but society is also debating the motive of enacting the Bill at this point of time. The bill only contains 27 provisions of which covering the establishment of Forensi DNA Databank Malaysia (Part II), the officers and their scope of […]

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