Law In Malaysia Case Study

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Malaysia practices a variety of law. The law is practiced in this country are as customary law, common law and Islamic law. Tradition and culture are also an important source of law in our country which is a source in the court case. History of the existence of law in our country has begun before the country reached independence. Sources of law in Malaysia is divided into two, namely the written laws and unwritten. In addition, the law also refers to the unwritten law is not enacted by the legislature in the country or it is not derived from the Federal Constitution or the constitution states in Malaysia. Among the sources of Malaysian law is not written as the decisions taken by the judiciary by the superior courts (superior courts), customary…show more content…
The difference between the two customary. Adat Perpatih was only practiced in Naning and Negeri Sembilan. This traditional custom of matrilineal lineage who prefers the mother side. Any problems that arise will be resolved by discussion, which was attended by 12 feet. This traditional custom in quarter same-sex marriage is not permitted because it is considered brothers. Each tribe has a leader known as a board. Election of chairman of the traditional custom is run democratically. Yang di-Pertuan Besar is the highest position in the hierarchy of this traditional custom. The right to inherit this custom is more concerned with the…show more content…
Among the terms of the legal system. For example, the law of Melaka and Melaka law of the sea. Laws of Melaka describes the responsibilities of the head of state, the king and the officials, criminal punishment, the taboo in society and explains the problems in worship and matters relating to the family. For the law ‘Laut Melaka’ focus it more a matter of maritime Malacca at that time. This is to ensure the safety of traders, merchants and sailors who went to Melaka. There are also other laws such as the law of 99 Perak, Johor law and so on. Therefore, laws and customs have an interest in maintaining a person's rights, especially in terms of heritage to be more secure in the future. Law and custom as well as to strengthen the relationship and control human behavior. In addition, it can also continue to ensure safety and maintain security in the
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