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Courts

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When citing Chinese cases, it may be useful to include the name of the court at the end of a citation in parentheses where it is not otherwise apparent…

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Translation

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In China, generally, only the title of a legislative act should appear in Chinese with a translation. However, if there is good reason, the name of the promulgating body or the order, decree or opinion number may be included in Chinese with a translation.

The jurisdicti…

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Reports

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The Hong Kong Law Reports and Digest (abbreviated 'HKLRD') and the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Reports (abbreviated 'HKCFAR') are authorised report series, so should be cited where available. Commonly cited unauthorised law report series are the HKC and HKL…

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Cases

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When citing cases from Malaysia, it may be useful to include the name of the court in a citation. Names of individuals should generally appear in full in Malaysian decisions to ensure that individual s are unambiguously identified. If given names are not necessary to identify …

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Journals

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The Malayan Law Journal contains both journal articles and cases from the Federal Court, Court of Appeal and High Court. Until 1965, volumes of the Malayan Law Journal were organised by volume. From 1966, the volumes are organised by year. …

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Neutral Citations

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Although some online databases do so, Malaysian courts do not allocate medium neutral citations. Medium neutral citations should thus not be used for unreported Malaysian cases…

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Case Law

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When citing cases from Singapore, it may be useful to include the name of the court in a citation.

Names of individuals should generally appear in full in Singaporean decisions to ensure that individual s are unambiguously identified.

If given names are not neces…

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Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court of Singapore consists of the High Court and the Court of Appeal. …

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Local Authority

Local Authority Related Items in the Asian Wiki Legal Encyclopedia: Local adjoining, civic, close, district, divisional, domestic, limited, localized, municipal, native, near, nearby, neighborhood, provincial, regional, restricted, sectional, subdivisional, surrounding, territorial Associated Concepts: local act, local action, local agent, local application, local assessment, local authorities, local bill, local concern, local improvement, local law, local rules, …… Authority authoritative rule for future similar cases, court rule, decision, judgment, judicial decision establishing a rule, judicial precedent, legislative precedent, order, precedent, precept, prior instance, ratio decidendi, ruling, sanction, statute, Associated Concepts: established authority,(Power), nounauctoritas, authoritativeness, control, dominance, domination, force, governance, importance, influence, position of influence, position of power, powers that be, seniority, source, supremacy, sway Associated Concepts: abuse of authority, acting under authority, actual authority, agency, apparent authority, authority by estoppel, authority coupled with an interest, authority of law, ……

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Prosecution of Crime

Prosecution of Crime Related Items in the Asian Wiki Legal Encyclopedia: Prosecution bringing to trial, legal action, legal process, legal trial, litigation, pursuit by a law enforcement agency, suit, trial, undertaking, Associated Concepts: criminal prosecution, lawful prosecution, pending prosecution, want of prosecution,(Government agency), nounthe government, the people, the prosecuting attorney, the state, state&, 39;s attorney Associated Concepts: the prosecution, …… Law, War and Crime Law, War and Crime Gerry Simpson (Polity Press, Cambridge, 2007, ix + 225 pp) Law, War and Crime is a history of international criminal law. The field is a young one and its tensions, ironies and incoherencies, illuminated in the first five chapters of Gerry Simpson’s book, are many; can, and how does, international criminal law transcend the charge of ‘victor’s justice?’ To what extent does international criminal law’s selectivity discredit its claims to universality and impartiality? Are war crimes trials fatally flawed by their inevitable politicization? What is the proper ‘place’ of the war crimes trial: within the state or above it? How well… Transnational crime Transnational crime From a criminological perspective, the concept of ‘transnational crime’ originates from the mid-1970s when the United Nations used the term in order to identify certain criminal activities […]

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