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Author Lee, H. P., 1947- author.

Title Constitutional conflicts in contemporary Malaysia / H. P. Lee.

Published Oxford, England : Oxford University Press, 2017.
©2017.

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Edition Second edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (241 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Constitutional History and Political Developments 5 -- Malayan Union 6 -- Federation of Malaya 7 -- Reid Commission 8 -- Formation of Malaysia 10 -- Separation of Singapore from Malaysia 13 -- 1966: The Sarawak Crisis 14 -- May Thirteenth Crisis 17 -- Post-May Thirteenth Developments 19 -- 1983 and 1993 Constitutional Crises: Malay Rulers under Siege 21 -- 1988 Judiciary Crisis 22 -- 1988 Constitutional Amendments 22 -- Anwar Ibrahim Saga and the Rise of Reformasi 23 -- A False Dawn of a 'New Era'? 26 -- Concluding Observations 28 -- 2 Constitutional Crisis of 1983 31 -- Some Relevant Provisions of the Constitution 32 -- Constitution (Amendment) Bill 1983 33 -- Constitution (Amendment) Act 1984 43 -- An Appraisal 47 -- Constitution (Amendment) Act 1994: The Last Nail in the Coffin of Royal Assent 49 -- 3 Battle over Royal Immunity 51 -- Background to the Crisis: The 'Gomez Incident' 52 -- Remedy Proposed by the Government 52 -- Proposed Changes 54 -- Reasons for the Rulers' Back-down 58 -- Reaping What They Have Sown 60 -- An Evaluation of the Conflict 61 -- 4 Malay Rulers: A Royal Resurgence? 63 -- Mahathir's Triumph over the Rulers 63 -- A Royal Resurgence of Power? 64 -- 2009 Perak Crisis 66 -- Pardoning Power 70 -- Rulers as Guardians of the Nation 73 -- Conclusion 74 -- 5 Judiciary under Siege: The 1988 Crisis 77 -- Backdrop 78 -- Chronology of Events 87 -- Removal of the Lord President: An Analysis of the First Tribunal Report 91 -- Removal of Other Supreme Court Judges: An Analysis of the Second Tribunal Report 99 -- Concluding Observations 106 -- A Belated Recognition of Injustice 109 -- 6 Reforming the Judiciary. A Triumph of Form over Substance? 111 -- Introduction 111 -- What Has To Be Done 126 -- Conclusion 128 -- 7 Islamization Phenomenon: The New Constitutional Battlefront 131 -- Introduction 131 -- Growing 'Islamization' Phenomenon 135 -- Lessons from the Malaysian Experience 145 -- 8 Whither Constitutionalism? 153 -- Constitutionalism 153 -- Emergency Powers 154 -- Constitutional Amendments to the Emergency Powers Provisions 159 -- Process of Constitutional Change 163 -- Separation of judicial Power Doctrine: Where Has It Gone? 164 -- Resurgence of Sedition Laws 166 -- Constitutional Amendments 181 -- National Security Council Act 2016 182 -- Conclusion 183 -- 9 Conclusion 187.
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.
Subject Constitutional law -- Malaysia.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780198755999
9780191074042 (e-book)