Legal protection on endangered species: Malayan tapir and tiger / Hartini Hawari ... [et al.]

Hawari, Hartini and Mohamed Idris, Iliqa Minhalina and L.M.N. Azhar, Sharifah Nurina Permatasari and Omar, Siti Saidah Nafisah (2009) Legal protection on endangered species: Malayan tapir and tiger / Hartini Hawari ... [et al.]. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this project paper is to discuss on the law and protection provided for endangered species in Malaysia specifically focuses on Malayan Tiger and Malayan
Tapir. This research is made due to alarming issues on these animals which have been threatened. This animal also has been listed as the endangered species protected under
the Protection of Wildlife Act 1972. Malayan tiger and tapir encounter a serious problem which in danger of extinction and lost of it habitats from its original. The extinction of these two animals is because of rapid deforestation and development and also illegal poaching by human being which become more serious year to year. Though there are several laws and policies have been implemented in protecting and sustaining the population of these two animals, however the existing laws are still insufficient to curb with the extinction of the Malayan Tiger and Tapir.
This research aims to examine whether step taken by the government, non-governmental organizations and international bodies are sufficient in protecting these
two animals which are the Malayan Tiger and Tapir. These steps are important to safeguard this animal from extinction and to preserve and maintain for present and
future generation. Next, this research paper aims in providing the appropriate law and regulations in imposing an accurate punishments and penalties in order to safeguard the population of the Malayan Tiger and Malayan Tapir. This is necessary for the purpose to prevent the offender from committing any crime such as illegal trade, poaching and deforestation.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Hawari, Hartini
2006145283
Mohamed Idris, Iliqa Minhalina
2006146169
L.M.N. Azhar, Sharifah Nurina Permatasari
2006146273
Omar, Siti Saidah Nafisah
2006146281
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > Protection, assistance and relief > Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > Protection, assistance and relief > Animal experimentation. Anti-vivisection
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor of Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 36728
Uncontrolled Keywords: Endangered, Tiger, Tapir
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/36728

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