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LAWS77-111: Malaysian Law and Practice

Description

Malaysian Law and Practice is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. The topics to be covered in this subject have commercial and practical focus, and include the concept of law in Malaysia, sources of Malaysian Law, the judicial system in Malaysia and the Malaysian laws on core topics such as contract, tort, commercial transactions, companies and businesses and land. Other interesting topics include Islamic law, civil procedure, debt recovery and insolvency, criminal law and procedure and employment law. Although the coverage in this subject is very wide, it is by no means exhaustive. Bearing this in mind, there is flexibility to include other topics on Malaysian law and practice which are of particular interest to students.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LAWS77-111
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00

Learning objectives

1. Students will gain a sound foundation of Malaysian law and practice, in particular relating to: The concept of law in Malaysia; Sources of law and the legal framework in Malaysia; Laws governing commercial transactions and businesses in Malaysia, including law of contract and law of tort; Company law, partnership law, law of agency, land law, employment law and Islamic law; Civil procedure, debt recovery and insolvency laws and practice; and Criminal law and procedure. 1. Students will gain a sound foundation of Malaysian law and practice, in particular relating to: The concept of law in Malaysia; Sources of law and the legal framework in Malaysia; Laws governing commercial transactions and businesses in Malaysia, including law of contract and law of tort; Company law, partnership law, law of agency, land law, employment law and Islamic law; Civil procedure, debt recovery and insolvency laws and practice; and Criminal law and procedure. 1. Students will gain a sound foundation of Malaysian law and practice, in particular relating to: The concept of law in Malaysia; Sources of law and the legal framework in Malaysia; Laws governing commercial transactions and businesses in Malaysia, including law of contract and law of tort; Company law, partnership law, law of agency, land law, employment law and Islamic law; Civil procedure, debt recovery and insolvency laws and practice; and Criminal law and procedure. 2. Students will be equipped with practical knowledge of Malaysian law and practice, preparing them to practise law in Malaysia, work in Malaysia or work internationally, meeting global challenges. 2. Students will be equipped with practical knowledge of Malaysian law and practice, preparing them to practise law in Malaysia, work in Malaysia or work internationally, meeting global challenges. 2. Students will be equipped with practical knowledge of Malaysian law and practice, preparing them to practise law in Malaysia, work in Malaysia or work internationally, meeting global challenges. 3. Students will be able to conduct advanced independent research and write a research paper on a contemporary topic or their topic of specialisation or interest related to Malaysian law and practice. 3. Students will be able to conduct advanced independent research and write a research paper on a contemporary topic or their topic of specialisation or interest related to Malaysian law and practice. 3. Students will be able to conduct advanced independent research and write a research paper on a contemporary topic or their topic of specialisation or interest related to Malaysian law and practice.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Must be admitted into a Masters Law degree OR LA-43040 Doctor of Legal Science (Research) OR be an approved Law Study Abroad or Law Exchange student.

Anti-requisites:

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 03/10/2022
    Subject start: 03/10/2022
    Cancellation 1: 07/10/2022
    Cancellation 2: 08/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 05/10/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 10/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 13/10/2022
    Teaching census: 09/10/2022
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 03/10/2022
Subject start: 03/10/2022
Cancellation 1: 07/10/2022
Cancellation 2: 08/10/2022
Last enrolment: 05/10/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 10/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 13/10/2022
Teaching census: 09/10/2022