Regulating freedom of information in Malaysia / Mohamad Hisyamuddin Ghazali ... [et al.]

Ghazali, Mohamad Hisyamuddin and Adzhar, Adzrul Syafiq and Hashim, Muhammad Haziq and Zahari, Nur Syamimi (2013) Regulating freedom of information in Malaysia / Mohamad Hisyamuddin Ghazali ... [et al.]. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This research is on the freedom of information law and its structure which already exists in the selected countries as well as the freedom of information enactment in the State of Selangor. The goal is to show that Malaysia needs a new set of law to regulate this right for freedom of information. This research is done by examining the current law available in Malaysia particularly in the State of Selangor. Besides that, this research seek to analyse the law and the structures of the freedom of information act in other countries such as the Freedom of Information Act 2000 applied in United Kingdom (UK) and the Promotion of The Information Act in South Africa including scholars articles, and relevant books and journals review. Upon understanding of the current situation, it becomes clear that Malaysia is in need of a set of law for regulating freedom of information to promote an open government which is visible to the people without secrecy. Thus, this research highlights the necessities for imposing law on freedom of information in shaping a better nation of Malaysia.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Ghazali, Mohamad Hisyamuddin2010797709
Adzhar, Adzrul Syafiq2010396043
Hashim, Muhammad Haziq2010119503
Zahari, Nur Syamimi2010711545
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Thesis advisorMohd Yasin, Siti Hajar (Profesor Madya)UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Jurisprudence. Philosophy and theory of law
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Jurisprudence. Philosophy and theory of law > The concept of law
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 28313
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information Act 2000, Freedom, Malaysia
Thesis Location (Fulltext): Koleksi Akses Terhad | PTAR Utama | Shah Alam
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/28313

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