A legal analysis on the doctrine of ministerial responsibility in commonwealth countries / Mohd Nor Hafidzuddin Yusoff, Nurul Nabila Hasni and Asmarina Sakila Kamarolzaman

Yusoff, Mohd Nor Hafidzuddin and Hasni, Nurul Nabila and Kamarolzaman, Asmarina Sakila (2013) A legal analysis on the doctrine of ministerial responsibility in commonwealth countries / Mohd Nor Hafidzuddin Yusoff, Nurul Nabila Hasni and Asmarina Sakila Kamarolzaman. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This research traces the origin and the development of the doctrine of Ministerial Responsibility in Malaysia, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. Comparison has been made between Malaysia, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada to know the development of the doctrine in order to preserve its dignity and importance as it has its own role and shall be uphold in parliamentary tradition. In Malaysia the development of the doctrine in ensuring answerability and accountability of ministers is not effective as compare to the other commonwealth countries. In United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, the convention on Ministerial responsibility has been properly codified in various codes that provide guidelines for minister in performing their duty and in ensuring the integrity of the minister and the government as a whole. In contrast, in Malaysia there is only guidelines, power and methods of appointment of ministers that is provided in Article 39-43 of Federal Constitution and Ministerial Function Act 1969. The doctrine of ministerial responsibility is very essential and important in parliamentary system. It is necessary for the government to maintain unity for effectiveness and confidence of electoral support. Thus this research will consider the suitability of the code of ministerial conduct that to be adopted in Malaysia.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Yusoff, Mohd Nor Hafidzuddin
2010985897
Hasni, Nurul Nabila
2010792541
Kamarolzaman, Asmarina Sakila
2010177013
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Md Shah, Noraini
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Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Constitutional law > The state
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Constitutional law > Foreign relations administration
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 35228
Uncontrolled Keywords: Doctrine, Commonwealth countries, Malaysia
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/35228

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