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Parliament, treaties and international law

Shuaib, Farid Sufian and Mohd Kamal, Mohd Hisham (2020) Parliament, treaties and international law. In: Law, principles and practice in the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representative) of Malaysia. Sweet & Maxwell, Subang Jaya, Selangor, pp. 459-471. ISBN 9789672339748

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This chapter discusses the role of Parliament in negotiating the terms and in deciding to become a party to international treaties. In discussing the role of Parliament, the deliberation touches on the role of the Executive in ratifying concluding treaties and of the judiciary in applying treaties, to ensure a comprehensive treatment of the subject. Reference is made to relevant provisions in the Federal Constitution of Malaysia as the supreme law of the land. The Federal Constitution provides the distribution of powers between the three organs of government the State, namely: the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 1859/82152
Uncontrolled Keywords: Parliament, democracy, treaties, international law
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JX International law
K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > K3150 Public law
K Law > K3165 Constitutional Law
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
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: Prof. Dr. Farid Sufian Shuaib
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2020 16:59
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2024 09:07
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/82152

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