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Title Constitutional interpretation in Singapore : theory and practice / edited by Jaclyn L Neo.

Published Oxford, [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (411 pages).
Series Routledge Law in Asia ; 16.
Routledge law in Asia ; 16.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Contents Part I Theoretical frameworks 21 -- 1 Interpreting the Singapore Constitution: The Honourable Attorney-General VK Rajah, SC 23 -- 2 Does the 'basic structure doctrine' apply in Singapore's Constitution? An inquiry into some fundamental constitutional premises / Andrew J Harding Harding, Andrew J 32 -- 3 Into the matrix: interpreting the Westminster model constitution / Kevin Yl Tan Tan, Kevin Yl 50 -- 4 Principled pragmatism and the 'third wave' of communitarian judicial review in Singapore / Thio Li-Ann Li-Ann, Thio 75 -- 5 Uncovering originalism and textualism in Singapore / Yap Po Jen Jen, Yap Po 117 -- Part II Interrogating assumptions 137 -- 6 Rethinking the presumption of constitutionality / Jack Tsen-Ta Lee Lee, Jack Tsen-Ta 139 -- 7 Balancing act: the balancing metaphor as deference and dialogue in constitutional adjudication / Jaclyn L Neo Neo, Jaclyn L 159 -- 8 Broader case for developing the content of fundamental rules of natural justice under Article 9 of the Constitution: a placeholder for proportionality-type adjudication? / Swati Jhaveri Jhaveri, Swati 188 -- 9 Whither the autochthonous narrative of freedom of speech? A guide to defaming politicians and scandalising judges in Singapore / David Tan Tan, David 210 -- Part III Rethinking boundaries 255 -- 10 Interpretation of the Singapore Constitution: towards a unified approach to interpreting legal documents / Goh Yihan Yihan, Goh 257 -- 11 Much ado about nothing? The enigma of engagement of foreign constitutional law in Singapore / Eugene Kb Tan Tan, Eugene Kb 289 -- 12 Continuing resistance to foreign law in constitutional adjudication in Singapore / Arun K Thiruvengadam Thiruvengadam, Arun K 318 -- 13 Constitutional interpretation in an age of globalisation: challenges and prospects / Victor V Ramraj Ramraj, Victor V 341 -- 14 Is Singapore's Constitution best considered a legal constitution or a political constitution? / Michael W Dowdle Dowdle, Michael W, Kevin Yl Tan Tan, Kevin Yl 363.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Neo, Jaclyn L., editor.
Subject Constitutional law -- Singapore.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781138914483
9781315690766 (e-book)
9781317428091 (e-book)