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Basic principles and constitutional legal framework of freedom of information

Abdul Jalil, Juriah (2011) Basic principles and constitutional legal framework of freedom of information. In: Constitutional Law and Human Rights in Malaysia. Selected Issues. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 441-457. ISBN 9789670225753

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Vision 2020 envisages that Malaysia becomes a fully developed democratic nation in terms ofnational unity and social-cohesion, economy, social justice, political stability, system ofgovernment, quality oflifu, social and spiritual values, national pride and confidence. To achieve this vision, freedom ofinformation becomes a central factor for the government and the public in building a democratic nation in accordance with the spirit ofVision 2020. In this aspect, information becomes the oxygen of democracy whereby the people need information to participate in the affairs ofsociety and in decision making process while the government need information and feedback from the society to ensure good governance

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 1444/19225
Uncontrolled Keywords: Freedom of information, constitutional legal framework
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KPG Malaysia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof Juriah Abd Jalil
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2012 15:20
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2017 14:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/19225

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