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Military Legal Proceedings in Malaysia

This is the first book of its kind in the market that features military law and military legal proceedings and processes. It will be an invaluable guide for legal practitioners, military officers and members of courts-martial.
Publisher: LexisNexis
RM 150.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789675371103
Publisher: LexisNexis

Product description

Military Legal Proceedings in Malaysia is the first book of its kind in the market that features military law and military legal proceedings and processes. It will be an invaluable guide for legal practitioners, military officers and members of courts-martial.
The book will be an extremely useful reference tool for legal practitioners who wish to take up a role as defence counsel in court-martial proceedings. Law lecturers and students who are interested in familiarizing themselves with military legal proceedings in Malaysia will also find this book handy.
The book deals primarily with the investigation of an offence and charge, summary dealings of charges, proceedings before courts-martial and reviews of convictions and sentences meted out in summary dealings and court-martial trials.

The provisions and application of the Armed Forces Act 1972 and relevant subsidiary legislation such as the Armed Forces (Court Martial) Rules of Procedure 1976 and the Armed Forces (Summary Jurisdiction) Regulations 1976 are discussed in detail.
The book also highlights relevant cases to illustrate the workings of military law and provides a glossary of some frequently used military terms. Samples of opening statements, charge sheets, specimen charges and a list of key cases are also provided to make the book a one-stop reference guide to Malaysian military law and military legal proceedings.

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Military Legal System
Chapter 2 Arrest, Custody and Search
Chapter 3 Discovery and Investigation of Offences
Chapter 4 Investigation and Summary Dealing of Charges and the Execution of a Sentence
Chapter 5 Review of Summary Findings and Awards
Chapter 6 Charge Sheet, Framing of Charges and Specimen Charges
Chapter 7 Court-Martial Proceedings
Chapter 8 Issues Relating to Courts-Martial
Chapter 9 Evidence and Burden of Proof
Chapter 10 Remedies Available Against the Decision of Court