1  Name of Course Criminal Procedure II
2 Course Code LAD5073
3 Instructor
4 Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme To introduce students to the law on criminal procedure in Malaysia with reference to the Criminal Procedure Code
5 Semester and Year offered Semester 10 (Year 5)
Face to face Independent learning Formal Assessment Total
Teacher centered Student Centered Learning Non face to face Revision Assessment Preparation Continuous Assessment Final Exam
Lecture T O


 28  0  10  42  6  7  3


7 Credit Value 3 (122/40: 3.05)
8 Pre-requisite (if any) None/Nil
9 Learning outcomes At the end of the semester, students will be able:

  1. sketch the basic principles  of criminal proceedings. (LO2-P4)
  2. explain the provisions in the Criminal Procedure Code. (LO5-P4)
  3. Demonstrate the ability to identify issues and apply the relevant principles to criminal proceedings. (LO6-A5)
10 Transferable skills Students should be able to develop good written and interpersonal communication, team work and leadership, problem solving through a process of lectures and tutorials.
11 Teaching-Learning and Assessment Strategy Teaching-learning strategy:

The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, exercises, group work, using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks. Practical experience and collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course. The use of examination and internal reporting assessment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concepts in context.

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
12 Synopsis This course generally deals with criminal procedure in Malaysia. In this part of the course, it focuses on trials in subordinate and superior courts, charges bail and sentencing. Students will be exposed to the preparation of criminal trials a s well as the documents relating to it. Provisions which relate to criminal procedure such as ESCAR 1975, Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act 1971, and Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 also will be referred.
13 Mode of Delivery Lecture, tutorial, class discussion and presentation.
14 Assessment Methods and Types Assessment

  Item Percentage
1. Continuous Assessment 60%
2. Final Examination 40%
  Total: 100%
15 Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes Refer to attachment
16 Content Outline and Topics Covered:

Week Topic(s)
1-2 Introduction and Summary Trials
3-4 High Court Trials
5-7 Of Trials
8-10 Charges
11-12 Bail
13-14 Sentencing

*Note: Total = 122 hours

17 Main references
  1. Mimi Kamariah, 2004. Criminal Procedure in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur; University Malaya Press.
  2. CLP Series- Criminal Procedure. 2006. Second edition, Kuala, Malayan Law Journal.
  3. Abdul Rani Kamaruddin & Abdul Halim Sidek. 2003. Pre-Trial Process in Criminal Proceedings, Kuala Lumpur International Law Book Services.


  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Dangerous Drugs Act 1952
  • Essential (Security Cases) Regulations 1975
  • Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act 1971
18 Additional references 1.     Mallal’s Criminal Procedure Code. 2001 Kuala Lumpur. Malayan Law Journal

2.     Tan Kee Heng. 1999. Civil and Criminal Appeals in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, International Law Book Services

3.     Hamid Sultan Abu Backer. 2001. Janab’s Key to Criminal Procedure in Malaysia and Singapore, Kuala Lumpur . Janab (M) Sdn Bhd.

4.     Salim Ali Farrah. 2008. Criminal Process in Malaysia; Cases and Material. Revised Maxwell


Course Learning Outcomes Compliance to PO Teaching & Learning Activities (TLAs) Assessment Tasks (ATs)



















  K CTPS CS TS EM LL     KK LS    
1.  sketch the basic principles  of criminal proceedings. (LO2-P4)    3               Classroom lecture and discussion

Assign individual task, using library resources and website

Instructor evaluation of written report

Student peer evaluation of oral report

2. explain the provisions in the Criminal Procedure Code. (LO5-P4)         3         Group Presentation Instructor evaluation of the presentation

Written test

3. demonstrate the ability to identify issues and apply the relevant principles to criminal proceedings. (LO6-A5)           3       Article  and Case reviews

Classroom problem solving

Instructor evaluation of the case review