A review on the provisions in the penal code regarding baby dumping: punishment V. Rehabilitation / Siti Syarfa Alhabshee

Alhabshee, Siti Syarfa and Mohmad Nor, Noraidah and Ahmad Fauzi, Nurul Afiqah (2012) A review on the provisions in the penal code regarding baby dumping: punishment V. Rehabilitation / Siti Syarfa Alhabshee. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This research is based on the necessity to find out the reasons behind the rise of baby dumping cases in Malaysia and the provisions of the law that governs it, whether effective or otherwise. The law that governs this issue is laid down in Section 317 and Section 318 of the penal code. This provisions deals with abandonment and concealment of baby. In examining the law in Malaysia, comparisons are made with other countries such as China, United States of America and South Africa. Comparisons are made to find out as to the best form of punishment for this offender. Rehabilitation has been gaining momentum in the trend of punishing baby dumping offenders. This research is to determine the most effective punishment for this offence by reviewing the provisions that govern it presently and whether stricter punishment needs to be implement or other alternative punishment need to be considered.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Alhabshee, Siti Syarfa2009327093
Mohmad Nor, Noraidah2009397295
Ahmad Fauzi, Nurul Afiqah2009926025
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Thesis advisorSintia, MimiUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Criminal law and procedure
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies
Item ID: 28272
Uncontrolled Keywords: baby dumping, Section 317 Section 318, penal code
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/28272

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