Acquisition List of New Books

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The Malaysian judiciary year book 2016. - Putrajaya, Malaysia : Chief Registrar's Office, Federal Court of Malaysia, 2016.

The Malaysian Judiciary Yearbook is an annual event, and is now in its sixth year of publication. As in the past, this present not only features stories and articles written by judges but also significant events happening during the year in the courts throughout the country. Its editorial committee has also included a piece on the recollections and insights of the second Lord President of the Federal Court, the late Tun Syed Sheh-Al Haj Syed Hassan Barakbah.


KL 240.M24


Mallor, Jane

     Business law : the ethical, global, and e-commerce environment / Jane Mallor, Jamie Darin Prenkert, A. James Barnes, Martin A. McCrory, Arlen W. Langvardt. - Sixteenth edition. - New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2016.

Throughout its 80 years of existence, this book has been a leader and an innovator in the fields of business law and the legal environment of business. One reason for the book's success is its clear and comprehensive treatment of the standard topics that form the traditional business law curriculum. Another reason is its responsiveness to changes in these traditional subjects and to new views about that curriculum. In 1976, this textbook was the first to inject regulatory materials into a business law textbook, defining the "legal environment" approach to business law.


KN 250


Kaczorowska, Alina

     Public international law / Alina Kaczorowska. -Ireland. - Fifth edition. - Abingdon : Routledge, 2015.

The 5th edition of Public International Law continues the book's accessible, student-friendly tradition with a writing style that is both conversational and easy to read. Features designed to support learning include highlighted key cases, introductory chapter overviews, and end-of-chapter aides-mémoire and recommended further reading.


KC 100


Jayabalan, Sheela

     Understanding the Malaysian law of contract / Dr Sheela Jayabalan. - Singapore : LexisNexis, 2015.

This book explains the principles of Contract Law in Malaysia which include the common law principles and the provisions of the Contracts Act 1950 with selected case illustrations and references in an easy, straightforward style and format.


KN 10.M24


Sinnadurai, Visu

     Contracts act : a commentary / Tan Sri Dato' Seri Visu Sinnadurai. - Petaling Jaya : Lexis Nexis, 2015.

This book does just that as each section of the act has been dissected and loaded with deep and detailed commentary and illustrated with leading cases from Malaysia and other Commonwealth jurisdiction for easy and in-depth understanding of the law. A must-have book for all practitioners as it highlights the principles of the Law of Contract from its roots that is the act itself. Not only that, the gravity of the content of this book has the makings of an instant classic, as the leading text on Contract Law referred to by all the practitioners, bankers and others involved in commercial law in Malaysia.


KN 10.M24


Istilah undang-undang : English - Malay - Malay-English - Arabic-English / Compiled by Thomson Reuters Legal Editors. - Sixth edition. - Subang Jaya : Thomson Reuters Malaysia Sdn Bhd, 2016.

Through the years since the enactment of the National Language Acts 1963/ 67, a vast array of legal terminolgy in Bahasa Malaysia has come into common use in the courts of Malaysia. In addition to that, the development of Islamic banking and finance and Syariah Law has seen the generous application of Arabic terms in legal writing and documents.


K 120


National land code (Act 56 of 1965) with Penang, Selangor and Malacca land rules. - Petaling Jaya : LexisNexis, 2016.

The Penang, Selangor and Malacca Land Rules were established to assist with the individual state land issues. These are the main legislation for the classification of land and the provisions of rights and titles over the land, in the respective state. This first of its kind compilation provides updated provisions relating to the collection of revenue, land survey and demarcation, enforcement and penalties for offences related to land and land ownership. This compilation contains the provisions of the National Land Code, Penang Land Rules, Selangor Land Rules, and Malacca Land Rules.


KN 72.M24


Loose, Peter

     Loose & Griffiths on liquidators : the role of a liquidator in a winding up / Peter Looser, Michael Griffiths. - 8th edition. - Bristol : Jordan Publishing Limited, 2014.

Loose and Griffiths on Liquidators (formerly titled Loose on Liquidators) is a guide to the UK's law relating to company liquidations and the important role of the liquidator in a winding up - their powers, duties, and relationship to creditors, members, receivers, and the court. The book provides invaluable specialist advice and essential time-saving reference materials. Now in its 8th edition, this definitive work on successful liquidations has been completely updated and expanded to include all the latest developments in UK liquidation practice and procedure.


KN 312.1


Human rights and sustainability : moral responsibilities for the future / edited by Gerhard Bos and Marcus Duwell. - London : Routledge, 2016.

The history of human rights suggests that individuals should be empowered in their natural, political, political, social and economic vulnerabilities. States within the international arena hold each other responsible for doing just that and support or interfere where necessary. States are to protect these essential human vulnerabilities, even when this is not a matter of self-interest. This function of human rights is recognized in contexts of intervention, genocide, humanitarian aid and development.


KC 200


Allen, Christopher

     Practical guide to evidence / Christopher Allen, Chris Taylor and Janice Nairns. - Fifth edition. - Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016.

Practical Guide to Evidence provides a clear and readable account of the law of evidence, acknowledging the importance of arguments about facts and principles as well as rules. This fifth edition has been revised and updated to address recent changes in the law and debates on controversial topics such as surveillance and human rights. Coverage of expert evidence has also been expanded to include forensic evidence, bringing the text right up-to-date.


KN 390


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