Janab’s Key To Criminal Procedure is an outstanding reference book for criminal law practitioners, academicians and students. The book, written by Justice Datuk Dr Hj. Hamid Sultan Bin Abu Backer, has now successfully reached its 4th edition. The Right Honorable Chief Justice of Singapore, Sundaresh Menon, in his Foreword to the third edition of this book said “Credit must … go to the author of this work, Justice Datuk Dr Haji Hamid Sultan Bin Abu Backer, for providing a compendious and very useful guide to the criminal procedure laws … He has produced a book that is comprehensive in terms of its coverage of topics relevant to criminal procedure and yet written in an accessible fashion.”
This edition, revised by Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai and YA Tuan Ravinthran Paramaguru, judge of High Court of Sabah and Sarawak, is up to date with the latest amendments to the code which came into force on 1st March 2017 and latest cases up to the third quarter of 2018. It is divided into two parts. One extensively covers criminal procedure, written in reader friendly manner, in 70 sub-chapters. Another part provides a commentary to the Criminal Procedure Code, covering all the 445 sections. The book also includes a comparison chart of Criminal Procedure Codes in Malaysia, Singapore and India.