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Institutionalise Legal Aid Mechanisms

Ragunath Kesavan, Commissioner, SUHAKAM

13-Apr-23 08:30

Institutionalise Legal Aid Mechanisms

At present, many who find themselves caught in the criminal justice system are unable to pay for legal representation, especially from the lower income segment. We speak to SUHAKAM Commissioner Ragunath Kesavan on how setting up a Public Defender’s Office could remedy this.

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Produced by: Sim Wie Boon

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Philip See


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Categories:  governmentLaw/Activism

Tags:  right to counselpro bono legal serviceslegal aid servicesmalaysian barjudicial reformpublic defender act





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