Judicial Independence in Australia and Malaysia

10 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2006

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Ahmad Fadzel

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Date Written: 2004

Abstract

This article examines and compares the judicial independence in Australia and Malaysia. Australia and Malaysia's legal traditions and the notion of judicial idependence is influenced by English common law. These two nations have walked on diverging paths when it comes to judicial independence. This article concludes with a suggestion why the divergence happens.

Keywords: constitutional law, comparative law, Malaysia, Australia, judicial independence

Suggested Citation

Fadzel, Ahmad, Judicial Independence in Australia and Malaysia (2004). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=929856 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.929856

Ahmad Fadzel (Contact Author)

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

St Lucia, Queensland 4072
Australia

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