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Police powers in the enforcement of Islamic criminal law

Abd Aziz, Shamrahayu (2010) Police powers in the enforcement of Islamic criminal law. Malayan Law Journal, 6. xxxviii-xli. ISSN 0025-1283

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Royal Malaysian Police is the major law enforcement agency in the country. The prime duty of the police force is to maintain the law and order of the country. This short essay seeks to discuss the police power regarding the enforcement of Islamic criminal law. The police power on the subject has been a subject of discussion among the masses and sometimes, it is also misunderstood by the police officers themselves. The objective of this paper is basically to put down the police power as found under the Police Act and the relevant Shariah legislation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1552/3337
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysia, police, police power, Islamic criminal law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh
K Law > KPG Malaysia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Islamic Law
Depositing User: Dr SHAMRAHAYU A. AZIZ
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2011 12:17
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2011 15:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3337

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