Constitutional remedies in Asia
- edited by Po Jen Yap.
- London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
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- Physical description
- xii, 182 pages ; 25 cm.
- Routledge studies in Asian law.
- Constitutional Remedies in Asia (Conference) (2017 : University of Hong Kong)
- Yap, Po Jen editor, author.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Constitutional remedies in Asia : an overview / Po Jen Yap
- Back to the future : on prospective invalidation in the Indonesian Constitutional Court / Stefanus Hendrianto
- Bangladesh's inconsistency with the doctrine of prospective invalidation / M Jashim Ali Chowdhury
- Sunsetting suspension orders in Hong Kong / Swati Jhaveri
- Pragmatism and the use of suspension orders by Indonesian's Constitutional Court / Fritz Edward Siregar
- Conditional constitutionality and conditional unconstitutionality in Indonesia / Simon Butt
- An alternative to annulment : remedial interpretation in Hong Kong / Francis Ho-Chai and Jiang Zixin
- Structural injunctions and public interest litigation in India / Chintan Chandrachud
- Dissecting quasi-legislative judicial directives of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh / MD Rizwanul Islam
- Integrated diversity : a pluralist argument for the Philippine writ of continuing mandamus / Bryan Dennis Gabito Tiojanco.
- Publisher's summary
Many jurisdictions in Asia have vested their courts with the power of constitutional review. Traditionally, these courts would invalidate an impugned law to the extent of its inconsistency with the constitution. In common law systems, such an invalidation operates immediately and retrospectively; and courts in both common law and civil law systems would leave it to the legislature to introduce corrective legislation. In practice, however, both common law and civil law courts in Asia have devised novel constitutional remedies, often in the absence of explicit constitutional or statutory authorisation. Examining cases from Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, and the Philippines, this collection of essays examines four novel constitutional remedies which have been judicially adopted - Prospective Invalidation, Suspension Order, Remedial Interpretation, and Judicial Directive - that blurs the distinction between adjudication and legislation.
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- Routledge studies in Asian law
- "This volume of essays arose from a constitional law conference entitled 'Constitutional Remedies in Asia', which was organised by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in December 2017"--Page [ix].
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- 1138351121 (hardcover)
- 9780429435485 (electronic book)
- 0429435487 (electronic book)
- 9780429788123 (electronic publication)
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