A study on the law of baby dumpling in Malaysia: a comparative study with United States / Nik Nur Sharmimi Izian Nik Azmi, Anum Basyira Md Khairulanwar and Jasmin Jarit

Nik Azmi, Nik Nur Sharmimi Izian and Md Khairulanwar, Anum Basyira and Jarit, Jasmin (2010) A study on the law of baby dumpling in Malaysia: a comparative study with United States / Nik Nur Sharmimi Izian Nik Azmi, Anum Basyira Md Khairulanwar and Jasmin Jarit. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This project paper concern the law on Baby Dumping in Malaysia. We have also compared with the United States that use Safe Haven Law for baby dumping cases. Besides discussing on the application of the law on baby dumping, it also discussed on
the problems and current situations of baby dumping in Malaysia. This project paper also touch on Baby dumping in Namibia.
This project paper is divided into five chapters, which are the introduction of baby dumping, current situation of baby dumping, the law on baby dumping in Malaysia, baby dumping law in other country which is the overview and lastly, the conclusion
and recommendation on this topic. This project paper is to give an overview on the law of baby dumping in Malaysia compare to other country which is United States. This project paper also prepared to redress lacuna in law of baby dumping in Malaysia by adapting Safe Haven Law as applying in United States. Malaysia use Penal Code for cases on baby dumping. The Child Act 2001 (Act 611) regarding the rights of the Child. However, United States applying the Safe Haven Law regarding baby dumping is also applicable. The United States Safe Haven Law is effective in reducing baby dumping by looking at the minimum number of baby dumping cases in United States when applying this Safe Haven law. This project paper will provide recommendations as to reduce baby dumping cases. Hopefully that this project paper will be beneficial to readers as well as to raise awareness among teenagers and society towards baby dumping.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
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Nik Azmi, Nik Nur Sharmimi Izian
2008408776
Md Khairulanwar, Anum Basyira
2008408902
Jarit, Jasmin
2008408922
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Abdul Jabar, Noraziah
UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Comparative law. International uniform Law > Criminal law and procedure > Criminal law
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Keywords: Baby dumping, Law, Malaysia
Date: October 2010
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/37922
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