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Our Constitution


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Our Constitution
Feb 2019

USD 18.00

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Internalisation of constitutional values within the community is a task for which the judiciary needs the help of the legal community to disseminate knowledge of the laws and the Constitution. This is where simple but learned books like Prof Shad Faruqi’s Our Constitution can help … I recommend this book to all lovers of constitutional law within the rakyat, the bureaucracy, and the legal community.”
From the Foreword by
Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum
Chief Justice of Malaysia
  • Provides comprehensive and illuminating explanation of the Federal Constitution
  • Contains the invaluable knowledge of a constitutional law expert
  • Uses a clear structure and helpful headings to enable easy access to relevant information
  • Written in clear and simple language

This book has been specially written to provide a good and clear understanding of the Malaysian Federal Constitution to all. Prepared by Malaysia’s acknowledged constitutional law expert, Shad Saleem Faruqi, it is a book full of valuable information on the intricacies of the workings of Malaysia’s supreme law. Drawing from his extensive knowledge of the subject, the author has prepared a text that is comprehensive, yet easy-to-read. For those needing more in-depth sources, relevant case authorities and provisions of the Constitution have been provided.

Divided into 9 Parts comprising a total of 36 chapters, this book explains important topics like the main characteristics of the Federal Constitution, separation of powers, fundamental liberties, citizenship, the Conference of Rulers, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, ministerial responsibility, the making of laws, the judiciary, the electoral process and the powers to combat subversion. It also looks at the pre-Merdeka ethnic compromises and considers the future of the Constitution.
Containing a thoroughly enlightening and engaging account of the Constitution, this is a book which should be read by all Malaysians, young and old, to have an essential appreciation of the supreme law which formed this country and continues to provide the framework to secure its future prosperity. 


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