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The legal basis for community service as an alternative punishment in Malaysia

Tg Zainudin, Tg Noor Azira and Abdul Rahim, Anita and Samuri, Mohd. al-Adib and Abdul Rahim, Adibah (2014) The legal basis for community service as an alternative punishment in Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 9 (6). pp. 365-368. ISSN 1818-5800

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Community service order is now slowly gaining attention from various authorities in the Malaysian legal circle. The question that comes to mind amidst the development in this non-custodial punishment is whether there is existing legal basis for the application of the community service order. It is crucial to identify, the legal foundation that can support community service order in Malaysia to avoid issues of illegibility of orders imposed. This study aims to highlight the legal provisions that are in existence in the Malaysian jurisdiction relating to community service order and the extent of its applicability.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2231/42368
Uncontrolled Keywords: community service, alternative punishment, crimes, offenders, jurisdiction
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr Adibah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2015 15:30
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2015 15:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/42368

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