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Inquiry of deaths under the Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code

Kamarudin, Abdul Rani (2009) Inquiry of deaths under the Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code. Malayan Law Journal, 5. lxviii-lxxxii. ISSN 0025-1283

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This paper deals with any sudden death or unnatural death or death by violence or of any death under suspicious circumstances, or of the body of any person being found dead without its being known how that person came by death. It discusses among others, on the requirement to inform the relevant autorithies especially the police, the manner of investigation to be conducted and whether a post-mortem of the deceased is required. It also looks at the nature of the inquiry, the powers given to the magistrates in ascertaining the cause of death, the rules of evidence and the procedures involved. The powers of the public prosecutor and the role of the pathologist in relation to the death of the person are also discussed.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1590/8041
Uncontrolled Keywords: inquiry of death, sudden death, unnatural death, death of violence, Malaysia, Criminal Procedure Code
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 Legal Practice
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof Dr. Abdul Rani Kamarudin
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2011 12:26
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2013 18:45
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/8041

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