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Introduction to Principles & Liabilities in Criminal Law - 2nd Edition

Designed to serve as an introduction and guide to students, this Second Edition has now been expanded to thirteen chapters characterized by a selection of topics which presents the nature of substantive criminal law and criminal responsibility.
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Publisher: LexisNexis
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789674001025
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Designed to serve as an introduction and guide to students, this Second Edition has now been expanded to thirteen chapters characterised by a selection of topics which presents the nature of substantive criminal law and criminal responsibility. The flow and structure of this selection of topics will undoubtedly enable the student an easier understanding of the objectives, rationale and complex nature of criminal law.

In addition to the basic principles of criminal law, the chapters focus on the corresponding liabilities, for example, the legal responsibilities for the acts or omissions of a person. These principles and liabilities are supported by reference to criminal law provisions together with other jurisdictions of criminal law that is in pari materia with the Malaysian Penal Code; along with a wealth of cases from Malaysia, Singapore and Commonwealth countries especially India.
Physical books are now printed on demand. Order now to receive your book in 4 weeks.
 

Table of contents

Table of Contents 

Chapter 1 Elements of Criminal Liability

Chapter 2 Criminal Liability

Chapter 3 Actus Reus and Causation

Chapter 4 Attempt

Chapter 5 Group Liability

Chapter 6 Justificatory Defences of Consent and Necessity

Chapter 7 Private Defence



Chapter 8 Mens Rea

Chapter 9 Excusatory Defences of Accident, Duress, Infancy,

Mistake and Slight Harm

Chapter 10 Unsound Mind and Intoxication

Chapter 11 Mitigatory Exceptions

Chapter 12 Witnesses and Means of Proof

Chapter 13 Theories of Punishment


Physical books are now printed on demand. Order now to receive your book in 4 weeks.