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Islamization in Malaysia: the constitutional and legal dimensions

Choo, Kah Sing;
  • Published: 06 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: Monash University
Abstract
This thesis examines the legitimacy of the Islamization of the politics, society and law in Malaysia. The Islamization plan was carried out by the federal government in the early 1980s under the Mahathir administration. The legitimacy of the Islamization plan is measured against the original intent of the Independence Constitution, with particular reference to the position of Islam in the Constitution. Those constitutional provisions which have been claimed to have granted Islam as the main and dominant religion in the Federation are examined. The thesis also examines the responses of the civil judiciary. The civil court judges did not resist the federal governm...
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free text keywords: Uncategorized, 1959.1/734663, islamic constitution, original intent, state religion, freedom of religion, ethesis-20121211-012452, article 3 of the federal constitution of malaysia, thesis(doctorate), socio-political aspect of islam in malaysia, constitutional interpretation theories, 2012, apostasy law, originalism theories, restricted access and full embargo, islam is the religion of the federation, constitutional law, secular constitution, lina joy, islamization, secular state, islamic state, federal constitution of malaysia, monash:89878
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publication . Other literature type . 2017

Islamization in Malaysia: the constitutional and legal dimensions

Choo, Kah Sing;