|831. ||DECEMBER 1994 Issue|
|Reform of Land System in China Asia-Pacific Rim|
Li, Mei Qin  Sing JLS 498 (Dec)
This article outlines the present land system in the People's Republic of China. It explains the difference between land ownership and land use rights. It also discusses problems related to land use rights over state-owned land.
|832. ||DECEMBER 1994 Issue|
|An Asian Perspective of Human Rights Asia-Pacific Rim|
Gunawardana, Asoka De Z  Sing JLS 521 (Dec)
There is the controversy over whether human rights are a western concept. Western countries often seek to impose their standards through human rights. It is contended that human rights are alien to Asian culture. The article examines some of the issues in the Asian context and concludes that human rights are nothing new, but have long been nurtured and cherished by Asian societies, and have a strong religious and social backing in such societies, further, it is pointed out that the attempt by western powers to utilise human rights as an instrument of political pressure is resented and due regard should be paid to regional particularities.
|833. ||DECEMBER 1994 Issue|
|Recent Developments in Indonesia Asia-Pacific Rim|
Gautama, Sudargo; Wignyosastro, Sri Hanifah; Jatim, Fatimah  Sing JLS 531 (Dec)
This report is a continuation of the survey on the more important developments in the area of commercial law in Indonesia published in previous editions of the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies. The present survey covers the period from January 1992 to May 1994.
|834. ||DECEMBER 1994 Issue|
|Book Review: The Maltese Constitution and Constitutional History Since 1813 by JJ Cremona|
Phang, Andrew  Sing JLS 547 (Dec)
|835. ||DECEMBER 1994 Issue|
|Book Review: Obtaining Security in Maritime Cases - A Survey of Pacific Rim Jurisdictions|
Chong, Gek Sian David  Sing JLS 551 (Dec)
|836. ||DECEMBER 1994 Issue|
|Book Review: Civil Procedure by Jeffrey Pinsler|
Chua, Lee Ming  Sing JLS 552 (Dec)
|837. ||DECEMBER 1994 Issue|
|Book Review: The Sources of Hong Kong by Peter Wesley-Smith|
Phang, Andrew  Sing JLS 553 (Dec)
|838. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|The Definition of Murder under the Penal Code|
Sornarajah, M  Sing JLS 1 (Jul)
This article examines the law of murder under the Penal Code of Singapore. It looks at the law in a comparative and historical context. It argues that the definition of murder is based on a fine balance between objective and subjective factors and that this balance should not be upset by the courts. It questions the more frequent resort that is being made to section 300(c) in the drafting of charges for murder.
|839. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|The Incomprehensible Burden of Proof|
Tan, Yock Lin  Sing JLS 29 (Jul)
|840. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|Environmental Protection of the Seas in Singapore|
Lim, Aeng Cheng Charles  Sing JLS 52 (Jul)
"In the light of growing awareness of the damaging effects of oil pollution on a national as well as a global scale, and in order to combat this, it is imperative that the courts regard offences of pollution with utmost gravity." per Yong Pung How CJ in Jupiter Shipping v PP.