Criminal Procedure in Singapore and Malaysia

An authoritative reference on the law and practice of criminal procedure in Singapore and Malaysia

Built upon the foundations of Professor Tan Yock Lin’s oft-cited original, this title aims to continue its predecessor’s work.

With an emphasis on topics over jurisdictional segregation, Criminal Procedure in Singapore and Malaysia continues to provide to the user, a comprehensive yet readable text with added usability through extensive cross-jurisdictional referencing and a sequential arrangement of chapters according to the stages of the criminal process

Easy to Use and Practical

New laws have been highlighted and clear statements made on deviations in the law between the jurisdictions where they occur.

Current Content Source

Always up-to-date – the looseleaf format enables continual updating to take account of any current changes in the law or practice.

Comprehensive Guide to Criminal Procedure

Provides total reliability with succinct and in-depth annotations.

Expert Commentary and Guidance

The comparative table located at the front of each binder also allows the user to locate old, current as well as sister provisions across the Codes on both sides of the causeway.

Available online and in print

With its content kept current through updates issued at regular intervals, users will find this a suitable successor to the much respected Criminal Procedure title, and an indispensable addition to their legal reference.

Covered Practice Areas

The following are examples of practice areas covered by Criminal Procedure in Singapore and Malaysia:

  • Appeals

  • Arrest, Custody and Detention

  • Bail

  • Burden of Proof

  • Committal Proceedings

  • Compensation and Costs

  • Constitutional Principles

  • Coroner’s Inquiries

  • Course of Trial

  • Courts and Criminal Jurisdiction

  • Discovery

  • Disposal of Property

  • Execution and Extinction of Sentence

  • Extradition

  • Police Investigations

  • Other Police Investigations and Illegality

  • Prevention of Offences

  • Proceedings against Juveniles and Youthful Offenders

  • Reports and Other Documents

  • Revision and Reference

  • Search and Seizure

  • Sentencing

  • The Charge

  • The Public Prosecutor

  • The Summons and Warrant Case

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