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The making of the Malayan constitution

by Joseph M. Fernando

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Published by MBRAS in [Kuala Lumpur] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia,
  • Malaya.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- Malaysia -- Malaya.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph M. Fernando.
      SeriesMBRAS monograph ;, no. 31, Monographs of the Malaysian Branch, Royal Asiatic Society ;, no. 31.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKPG6672 .F47 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 243 p., [3] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3607246M
      ISBN 109679948226
      LC Control Number2002352236
      OCLC/WorldCa51163708

      Keywords: Basic structure, constitutional amendment, India, Malaysian Constitution INTRODUCTION As of September , there have been 57 amendments to the Constitution of Malaysia since its enactment in Hamzah () observed that certain provisions in the constitution . Malaysian Malays (Malaysian: Melayu Malaysia, Jawi: ملايو مليسيا) are Malaysians of Malay ethnicity whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in the Malay population estimate, Malaysian Malays form % of the total population of Malaysia or million people. They can be broadly classified into two main categories; Anak Jati (indigenous Malays or Malays proper.

      of the Malayan Union, a Law Adviser, Secretary of Finance and chaired by the Governor of Malayan Union. Although the Malayan Union was no longer operating, this idea had not been dismissed entirely but continued by the Malaya Federation Treaty with the founding of the Royal Council under the Constitution. The Council, as.   MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION FUNDAMENTAL LIBERTIES 37 FUNDAMENTAL LIBERTIES Article 6(1) and (2) Slavery and forced labour prohibited No person can be held as a slave. All types of forced labour are prohibited, but Parliament may make laws for compulsory national service. Not applicable to laws passed under Art. (emergencies).

      Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The making of a German constitution: a slow revolution in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. This book examines the Malaysian approach to constitutional governance in light of authoritarianism and continuing inter-communal strife, and explains the ways in which a supposedly doomed colonial text has come to be known as 'our constitution'. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Subjects.


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The making of the Malayan constitution (MBRAS monograph) Hardcover – January 1, by Joseph M Fernando (Author) › Visit Amazon's Joseph M Fernando Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Joseph M Fernando. The Making Of The Malayan Constitution author’s describes the events in the s which led to the creation of the Alliance, and moves towards relates the somewhat ad-hoc way in which the Reid Commission was formed, and gives full details of their deliberations, together with negotiations between the different parties in the Alliance.

These led to the Malayan constitution as. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fernando, Joseph M. Making of the Malayan constitution. [Kuala Lumpur]: MBRAS, © (OCoLC) Request PDF | On Jan 1,Joseph M.

Fernando published The Making of the Malayan Constitution | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Joseph Fernando. The Making of the Malayan ConstitutionJoseph M Fernando.

As Fernando points out in his preface, this work is intended to bridge a gap in scholarly writing examining the personal relationships, agendas and deals behind the scenes that led to getting a constitution. The 10 books are titled: The Rukunegara, The Malayan Union, The Making of the Malayan Constitution, The Formation of Malaysia, The National Language Act and National Cultural Congress, The Malacca Digest, The Treaty of Pangkor, The Malay Reservation EnactmentThe New Economic Policy, and Wawasan Constitution of Malaysia PART I - THE STATES, RELIGION AND LAW OF THE FEDERATION Article number: 1 1.

(1) The Federation shall be known, in Malay and in English, by the name Malaysia. (2) The States of the Federation shall be Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan. Malays make up the majority — according to the census figures, over 50% of the million population (including non-citizens) are Malays.

About % of the population is Chinese Malaysians (Malaysians of Chinese descent) and Indian Malaysians (Malaysians of Indian descent) comprise about % of the population. People of Indians descent are derogatorily called Keling in Malaysia.

The framers of the Constitution said, “We’re only going to require the approval of nine states to replace the Articles.” Since state legislatures might lose power under the new Constitution, the ratification went through constitutional conventions rather than legislatures.

It was a gimmick that worked. Ratification got off to a good start. The Malayan federal constitution drafted by the Reid commission was no exception.

While it is known that the drafting of the Malayan (now Malaysian) constitution was influenced by Commonwealth constitutions, the extent of this influence has remained unclear. In Federal Constitution, Article 10 is a key terms of Part II of the Constitution.

It is part of the Fundamental Liberties that we had mentioned before. In general, Article 10 simply means the rules, regulations and restrictions of a Malaysian on the freedom of speech, assembly and association.

Every year, I teach a seminar called Recent Books on the Constitution. I initially designed this course when I visited Georgetown in because I tend to.

If you are interested in the Constitution and you do not read this book, you are making a big mistake."--David A. Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School "In this thoroughly researched volume, Michael Klarman gives us a book that has strangely gone unwritten: a comprehensive account of the Reviews: Joseph M.

Fernando, The making of the Malayan constitution, Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Branch of Royal Asiatic Society,p. and pp. These legalistic studies, mainly on constitutional law, include the work of R.H.

Hickling, An introduction to the Federal constitution, Kuala Lumpur: Federation of Malaya Information Services. The nine Malay rulers in Malaya faced considerable challenges to their status and position at the end of the Second World War. The Malayan Union scheme introduced in by the Colonial Office deprived them of most of their powers.

But after massive protests by the Malays much of the powers of the rulers were restored. The framing of the Malayan independence constitution between and As adopted, Malaya’s Constitution contained an establishment clause in article 3, which reads, in part, that “Islam is the religion of the Federation; but other religions may be practiced in peace and harmony in any part of the Federation.” 6 The making of the Malayan Constitution as part of its independ ence from Britain in is a.

Federal Constitution Article Contingencies Fund withdrawals from Consolidated Fund Auditor General powers and duties of Auditor General Reports of Auditor General national Finance Council Grants to States Assignment of taxes and fees to the States.

Federal Constitution FEDERAL CONSTITUTION ARRAnGeMent oF ARtiCLeS Pa r t i the StAteS, ReLiGion AnD LAw oF the FeDeRAtion Article 1. name, States and territories of the Federation 2. Admission of new territories into the Federation 3.

Religion of the Federation 4. Supreme law of the Federation Pa r t ii FunDAMentAL LibeRtieS 5. Liberty of the. IN drafting the Constitution we have had to consider a very large number of questions.

Many of these questions have been the subject of representations, formal and informal, from various organisations and individuals. In reaching our decisions, we have tried to give full weight to the various views expressed to us and we shall give our reasons for making these decisions.

The making of a constitution may not necessarily be logically suggested by the history of a state. In Malaysia, nevertheless, history played its parts in terms of bequeathing a legacy that has influenced the making of the constitution. The Malaysian constitution is the product of political, economic.

Fernando, The making of the Malayan constitution (Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Branch of Royal Asiatic Society, ).

3 Federation of Malaya Legislative Council Paper No. 42 of JOSEPH M. FERNANDO post-independence period. None of the existing works have examined adequately the.This book, I like to say, is the "dissection" of the U.S. Constitution. It was 40 yrs in the making by the author, traveling around the world and gathering mainly primary sources for all definitions, explanation, and expounding on/5(77).

Fundamental Liberties in the Malayan Constitution and the Search for a Balance, – Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies 13(1) .