The constitutional right to livelihood as a developing field in Malaysian labour jurisprudence

Sundra Karean, Vanitha (2007) The constitutional right to livelihood as a developing field in Malaysian labour jurisprudence. Malayan Law Journal, 5. lxxxviii-cxxi. ISSN 0025-1283

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This article discusses recent judicial approaches to the concepts of 'right to livelihood' and 'procedural fairness' in Malaysian labour law introduced by Tan Tek Seng v Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Pendidikan (Tan's case)1 and affirmed in Hong Leong Equipment Sdn Bhd v Liew Fook Chuan (Hong Leong)2 and Rama Chandran, R v The Industrial Court of Malaysia & Anor (Rama Chandran)3 I will analyse selected cases of the higher courts to understand the development, or lack of development of the emerging constitutionalised labour jurisprudence.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law
Date Deposited: 28 May 2013 04:05
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:36
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysia; right to work; wage; fairness
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160512 Social Policy
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180119 Law and Society
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180118 Labour Law
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940108 Distribution of Income and Wealth
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970118 Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies

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