Best practice in questioning child witnesses in Malaysia / Amirul Irfan Ahmad Badaruddin, Farah Nasuha Sudarman and Fatin Syafira Ahmad Zulkifli

Ahmad Badaruddin, Amirul Irfan and Sudarman, Farah Nasuha and Ahmad Zulkifli 2, Fatin Syafira (2012) Best practice in questioning child witnesses in Malaysia / Amirul Irfan Ahmad Badaruddin, Farah Nasuha Sudarman and Fatin Syafira Ahmad Zulkifli. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This research analysed the weaknesses of the current practise on questioning techniques used for child witnesses and to give recommendation with the intention to increase the reliability and the quality of evidence given by a child witness. The First chapter discussed the research objectives, methodology, scope and limitations and problem statement. In addition, all the necessary conceptual features are introduced to ensure the readers to understand about the research. The second chapter explained on the psychological state and capabilities of a child that needs to be understand before questioning a child witness. In the third chapter, the researchers pointed out other relevant factors that may affect the accuracy of evidence given by a child witness. The fourth chapter discussed on the findings based on several semi-structured interviews. Our research concludes with recommendations in guiding to better techniques in questioning a child witness and other methods that may help in increasing the accuracy of evidence given by children.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Ahmad Badaruddin, Amirul Irfan
2009755995
Sudarman, Farah Nasuha
2009224234
Ahmad Zulkifli 2, Fatin Syafira
2009161663
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Mahali, Mazlina
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > Children. Child development
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 35878
Uncontrolled Keywords: Child, Witness, Malaysia, Evidence
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/35878

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