Drugs Law and Legal Practice in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam
Investigates criminal law and practice relevant to drugs regulation in Southeast Asia jurisdictions, namely Indonesia, Singapore, and Vietnam. Compares different practices between civil and common law countries, as well as between liberal and authoritarian states. Outlines drugs laws and practices of Indonesia and Singapore, covering narcotic- related crimes, jurisdiction, criminal procedure, rights of accused, trial, rehabilitation and discovery programs, regulations on finance and the drug trade, juridical decisions, and death sentence. Highlights drugs problems and juridical procedure in Vietnam, including investigations, presumptions and rights, jurisdictions, trials, sentencing, appeals, death penalty law and practices, clemency, regulations on finance and the drug trade, and role of the media.