Saturday, August 7, 2010

Legal Dictionary

Sui Generis- Latin, of its own kind

constituting a class alone : unique or particular to itself sui generis case has the potential to mislead

Lee Kwan Woh v PP [2009] 5 MLJ 301 at p. 302
In addition, the constitution  is a document sui generis governed by interpretative principles of its own which imposes a duty on the Court  to adopt a prismatic approach when interpreting the fundamental rights guaranteed under Part II of the Constitution.

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