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Major legal systems of the world

Ali Mohamed, Ashgar Ali and Ahmad, Muhamad Hassan (2020) Major legal systems of the world. In: Malaysian legal system. CLJ Publication, Ampang, Selangor, pp. 61-82. ISBN 9789674571498

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In some countries such as Malaysia, the legal system is composed of the common law system and the Islamic law system. The application of the common law system in Malaysia was a direct result of the British administration of the Malay Peninsular and the Borneo states for more than 150 years which had left greater impact upon the law of the country. Further, art. 121(1A) of the Federal Constitution also provides for a dual justice system in Malaysia. Having said the above, this chapter discusses the major legal systems across the world, i.e., civil law system, common law system, and Islamic legal system in conjunction with the emergence of mixed legal systems

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2924/81452
Uncontrolled Keywords: legal system, Malaysia, 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
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Dr Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2020 11:35
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2021 21:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81452

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