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Title: Blackmail and Extortion: A Legal Analysis
Authors: Nabilah binti Zainal Abidin
Publisher: Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali
Issue Date: 2012
Abstract: This research aims to identify what Blackmail and extortion is all about according to the law. It will study its legal definition and will also carry out research as to how the punishment for extortion is implemented in Brunei Darussalam. The research will be carried out analytically to reach the objective of the research. The analytical approach will help the researcher understand and analyze the law in Brunei Darussalam and will be able to identify the points of reasonings behind the judgements that has been made in the courts of Brunei Darussalam. This research will also discuss the issues that arises from blackmail and extortion as well as how easily blackmail and extortion tend to be referred to as synonymous to one another, all though they are not. To make this research more in depth, the research will include a comparative study of the punishments for extortion between Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia and Singapore. The findings of this analysis will help better understand where the law stands towards blackmail and extortion and what actions are being taken by the law to avoid such offences to be made.
Keywords: Extortion — Law and legislation — Brunei Darussalam
Bribery — Law and legislation — Brunei Darussalam
Money (Islamic law)
metadata.dc.language.iso: en
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