International Legal Research

Information about Malaysia in free legal resources:

Treaties & Agreements

International Organizations

Jurisprudence $ Commentary

European Union

IP Law



For information on Malaysian legal materials see An Overview of Malaysian Legal System and Research by Shaikh Mohamed Noordin and Lim Pui Keng. Selected resources follow. You might also want to see Researching Islamic Law: Malaysian Sources by Shaikh Mohamed Noordin and/or Introduction to the Sources of Law in Malaysia by Dr Sharifah Suhanah Syed Ahmad. Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia(Lexis/Butterworths) provides a detailed summary of Malaysian law.

Free Legal Resources: Malaysian securities laws are posted by the Malaysian Securities Commission. For more resources, see the WorldLII and the other sources in the”Foreign Laws” entry.

Subscription Resources: Malaysia has two major legal information providers, both of which require annual subscriptions. PNBM-Lawnet is the electronic publishing arm of the Malaysian Government Printer; content includes the Constitution, the official Laws of Malaysia, the Malaysian Gazette, other legislative publications, regulations, court rules, court forms, General Orders and “Arahan Perbendaharaan.” CLJ law is a commercial publisher; content includes case law, legislation, treaties, journal articles.

The Legal History of Malaysia

This section provides an overview of Malaysia


See Also

  • International Organization
  • Foreign Relations
  • Intergovernmental Organization
  • Regional Organization
  • Regional Integration


See Also

  • Legal Biography
  • Legal Traditions
  • Historical Laws
  • History of Law

Further Reading

Hierarchical Display of Malaysia

Geography > Economic geography > APEC countries


Concept of Malaysia

See the dictionary definition of Malaysia.

Characteristics of Malaysia

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Translation of Malaysia

Thesaurus of Malaysia

Geography > Economic geography > APEC countries > Malaysia

See also

  • Instalment sale
  • Republic of Chile
  • Republic of Korea
  • Republic of Indonesia
  • Independent State of Papua New Guinea
  • New Guinea
  • United Mexican States
  • Republic of the Philippines
  • Sarawak
  • Peninsular Malaysia
  • Eastern Malaysia
  • Labuan
  • Malaya
  • Sabah
  • West Malaysia

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