The Malayan Law Journal contains both law reports and scholarly articles. It is an important source of scholarship on Malaysian law. It is available:
Shariah Law Reports Articles (online on Lexis Advance (UniMelb staff & student access) 2004 to current.
Note: the articles in these journals are not indexed in the major legal indexing databases such as Index to Legal Periodicals. So to search comprehensively for journal articles on Malaysian law, we advise you to search these journals in addition to using the databases recommended in the box below.
To search for journal articles on Malaysian law, irrespective of the journal in which the articles appear, see the Finding Journal Articles on South East Asian Law box on the Books & Journals page under the Regional Resources tab in this Guide. The databases listed in this box allow you to search hundreds of journals at the same time.
Most online journal article databases begin coverage in the 1980s. To find earlier articles, use the print Index to Singapore/Malaysia Legal Periodicals 1932-1984 (1986)
The CLJ Law database (UniMelb staff & student access) includes an up to date full text Journal Article Index, comprising articles from 1981 to current written in Malaysian Current Law Journal publications and the Legal Network Series. This database can be browsed or searched.
Naz, Safia and M Ehteshamul Bari, 'The Enactment of the Prevention of Terrorism Act, 2015 in Pursuance of the Constitution of Malaysia: Reincarnation of the Notorious Internal Security Act, 1960?' (2018) 41(1) Suffolk Transnational Law Review
Subramaniam, Yogeswaran and Colin Nicholas, 'The Courts and the Restitution of Indigenous Territories in Malaysia' (2018) 11(1) Erasmus Law Review
Kourabas, Steve and Ian Ramsay, 'Equity Crowdfunding in Malaysia' (2017) 39(6) Company Lawyer 187-196