Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code : the legacies and modern challenges of criminal law reform

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  • Papers resulting from a symposium held June 9-11, 2010, at the National University of Singapore.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Revitalising Macaulay's Indian Penal Code / Stanley Yeo, Barry Wright -- Macaulay's Indian Penal Code : historical context and originating principles / Barry Wright -- The fault elements of offences / Neil Morgan -- The conduct element of offences / Bob Sullivan -- Mistake and strict liability / Kumaralingam Amirthalingam -- Abetment, criminal conspiracy and attempt / Wing-Cheong Chan -- Vicarious liability / Michael Hor -- Private defence / Cheah Wui Ling -- Duress and necessity / Stanley Yeo -- Insanity / Gerry Ferguson -- Intoxication / Gerry Ferguson -- Provocation / Ian Leader-Elliott -- An evaluation of judicial interpretations of the Australian model criminal code / Matthew Goode -- Recent law reform and codification of the general principles of criminal law in England and Wales : a tale of woe / Chris Clarkson -- Principled criminal law reform : could Macaulay survive the age of governing through crime? / Mark Findlay
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