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The penal codes of Singapore and States of Malaya

Koh, Kheng Lian.

The penal codes of Singapore and States of Malaya

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by Koh, Kheng Lian.

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Published by Law Book Co. of Singapore & Malaysia in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore,
  • Malaya
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal law -- Singapore -- Cases,
    • Criminal law -- Malaya -- Cases

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Koh Kheng Lian, Myint Soe.
      ContributionsMyint Soe, U, joint author., Cheang, Molly, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (xv, 598 p.) ;
      Number of Pages598
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4869824M
      LC Control Number75940208

      The law of Malaysia is mainly based on the common law legal system. This was a direct result of the colonisation of Malaya, Sarawak, and North Borneo by Britain between the early 19th century to s. The supreme law of the land—the Constitution of Malaysia—sets out the legal framework and rights of Malaysian citizens.. Federal laws enacted by Parliament of Malaysia that apply throughout. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive The Penal Code of California by California; Haymond, Creed, , ed; Burch, John C. (John Chilton), , joint ed. Publication date Topics Criminal law.

      See Radics, George, “ Decolonizing Singapore's Sex Laws: Tracing Section a of Singapore's Penal Code,” Columbia Human Rights Reviw 45 (): 76; and Radics, George, “ Singapore: A ‘Fine’ City: British Colonial Sentencing Policies and Its Lasting Effects on the Singaporean Corporal State,” Santa Clara Journal of International Law. Battle of Singapore; Part of the Malayan Campaign of World War II: Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival (right), led by a Japanese officer, walks under a flag of truce to negotiate the capitulation of Allied forces in Singapore, on 15 February It was the largest surrender of British-led forces in history.

      Rape Additional circumstances are also included for the offence of rape under section of the Penal Code. The circumstances include the result of a woman who becomes insane (section (2)(h)), or commits suicide (section (2)(j)) by reason of the rape; the transmission of HIV, AIDS or other sexually transmissible diseases or virus as a. Historical background. The Second Charter of Justice, which was promulgated in introduced English law (including the English criminal law) into Singapore (subject to the qualifications of suitability and modification).This was used until , when the Penal Code was introduced. This code was almost an exact copy of the original code enacted in India in , and remained the primary.


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The penal codes of Singapore and States of Malaya by Koh, Kheng Lian. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sale of obscene books, etc. Penal Code (CHAPTER ) (Original Enactment: Ordinance 4 of ) REVISED EDITION shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond Singapore, in the same manner as if such act had been committed within Singapore.

Vol. 2, by Koh Kheng Liang and Molly Cheang, has title: The penal codes of Singapore and Malaysia. It was published by Quins Pte., ltd. The Penal Code of Singapore sets out general principles of the criminal law of Singapore, as well as the elements and penalties of general criminal offences such as assault, criminal intimidation, mischief, grievous hurt, theft, extortion, sex crimes and cheating.

The Penal Code does not define and list exhaustively all the criminal offences applicable in Singapore – a large number of these Citation: Ordinance No. 4 of (Straits Settlements). FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction.

Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via. History Criminal law: The Penal Code. For most of the 19th century the criminal The penal codes of Singapore and States of Malaya book which applied in the Straits Settlements (comprising Prince of Wales' Island (), Singapore and Malacca) was that of the United Kingdom, insofar as local circumstances was little doubt that at the time English common law crimes were recognized in these territories.

A criminal code (or penal code) is a document which compiles all, or a significant amount of, a particular jurisdiction's criminal lly a criminal code will contain offences which are recognised in the jurisdiction, penalties which might be imposed for these offences and some general provisions (such as definitions and prohibitions on retroactive prosecution).

The State of Singapore Constitution can be found in the Third Schedule to the Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore (State Constitutions) Order in Council During this period, Malaysian laws, including Federated Malay States Enactments, and Malayan Union and Federation of Malaya Ordinances, were extended to Singapore.

The Straits Settlements were a group of British territories located in Southeast and East ally established in as part of the territories controlled by the British East India Company, the Straits Settlements came under direct British control as a Crown colony on 1 April Infollowing the end of the Second World War and the Japanese occupation, the colony was dissolved.

“State Court” means any court constituted under the State Courts Act (Cap. ) for the administration of criminal justice; [Act 5 of wef 07/03/] “stolen property” has the same meaning as in section of the Penal Code (Cap. The Indian Criminal Procedure Code brought criminal procedure into line with it.

[10] Braddell too, was responsible for the Civil Law Ordinance () which introduced English law relating to partnership, corporations, banking¸ principal and agents, carriers by land and sea, insurance and mercantile law, into Singapore.

Singapore (/ ˈ s ɪ ŋ (ɡ) ə p ɔːr / ()), officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast lies about one degree of latitude ( kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bordering the Straits of Malacca to the west, the Riau Islands to the south, and the South China Sea to the east.

State Jail Felony [Tex. Penal Code §(a)] If a person is on trial for a state ja il felony and it is shown at the trial that the person has previously been finally convicted of two state jail felonies, on conviction the person sh all be punished for a third degree felony.

The Penal Code of Singapore sets out general principles of the criminal law of Singapore, as well as the elements and penalties of general criminal offences such as assault, criminal intimidation, mischief, grievous hurt, theft, extortion, sex crimes and cheating.

The Penal Code does not define and list exhaustively all the criminal offences applicable in Singapore – a large number of these. The Penal Code (Malay: Kanun Keseksaan) is a law that codifies most criminal offences and procedures in official long title is "An Act relating to criminal offences" [Throughout Malaysia—31 MarchAct A; P.U.

(B) /]. The sole jurisdiction of Parliament of Malaysia is established over criminal law in Malaysia. THE CRIMINAL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES Title I General Principles Chapter 1 Applicability Section 1. No crime without law.

There is no crime unless the act is defined and penalized by this Code or other laws at the time of commission. Criminal laws are prospective in application unless favorable to the accused. Section 2. Scope. Parliament passed the State of Singapore Act (6 & 7 Eliz. 2 Ch. 59 ()) on 1 August marking Singapore’s transition from a colony to a self-governing state in May The PAP won 43 seats, garnering per cent of the total votes, in the elections to choose 51 representatives to the first fully elected Legislative Assembly.

If you need immediate assistance, call SSRNHelp ( ) in the United States, or +1 outside of the United States, AM to PM U.S. Eastern, Monday - Friday. Criminal Law Codification and Reform in Malaysia: An Overview.

Penal Code. Status: Current version as at 08 Aug Sale of obscene books, etc. A Possession, distribution, etc., of child sex-doll Kidnapping from Singapore Kidnapping from lawful guardianship.

PENAL CODE PENAL CODE AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE A GENERAL PENAL CODE FOR CEYLON. Ordinance Nos, 2 of 11 of 13 of 13 of 3 of 11 of 15 of 16 of 5 of 10 of 12 of 10 of 10 of Penal Code. Status: Current version Kidnapping from Singapore Kidnapping from lawful guardianship Whoever knowingly disobeys any rule lawfully made and promulgated for putting any vessel into a state of quarantine, or for regulating the intercourse of vessels in a state of quarantine with the shore or with other vessels, or for.

PENAL CODE ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY Section 1. Short title 2. Punishment of offences committed within Malaysia 3. Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within Malaysia 4. Extension of Code to extraterritorial offences 5.

Certain laws not to be affected by this Code CHAPTER II GENERAL. Example of a federal statute: If possible, you should cite to the current official code or the supplement.

A new edition of the official United States Code is published every six years, with a cumulative supplement published annually. You should give the statute's name and original section number only if it is commonly cited that way or if it would aid the identification of the statue.Malaysia has its origins in the Malay kingdoms which, from the 18th century, became subject to the British Empire, along with the British Straits Settlements protectorate.

Peninsular Malaysia was unified as the Malayan Union in Malaya was restructured as the Federation of Malaya in and achieved independence on 31 August Malaya united with North Borneo, Sarawak, and Singapore.