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The historical development and juridical issues of the common law concept of professions

Abd Rahman, Hussin Mohamed and Abd Ghadas, Zuhairah Ariff and Alias, Siti Aliza (2015) The historical development and juridical issues of the common law concept of professions. In: 4th International Conference on Law & Society (ICLAS IV) 2015 , 10th-11th May 2015, Auditorium, Academic Building (UniSZA), Kuala Trengganu.

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Introduction The term ‘profession’ has no statutory definition.884 In light of the statutory lacuna, the common law has initiated an important thrust in laying down the legal concept of profession and its related ideas, where specifically the dictum and the approach of Lord Justice Scrutton in Commissioners of Inland Revenue v. Maxse885 represents a milestone in the juridical idea of profession. His Lordship’s approach has provided a seminal framework making the subsequent judicial development in this area possible. The development of judicial approach relating to the legal concept of profession may be analysed in different stages. The following stages are suggested for the present analysis.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 1723/43397 (ISBN: 978-967-0899-00-8)
Uncontrolled Keywords: professions, common law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Ms. Siti Aliza Alias
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2015 08:50
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 10:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43397

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