Wednesday, 8 May 2024

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Applying to Commute Death and Life Sentences under Malaysia’s 2023 Criminal Law Reforms

About this talk

Join us for an essential webinar designed to guide families through the process of applying for commutation for loved ones facing the death penalty or natural life imprisonment. With recent sentencing reforms pursuant to the Mandatory Death Penalty Act 2023 and the Revision of Sentence of Death and Imprisonment for Natural Life (Temporary Jurisdiction of The Federal Court) Act 2023, new avenues have opened for challenging the most severe sentences. Our lawyers will provide insight into eligibility, application procedures, and the impact of recent court decisions, equipping you with the knowledge to navigate these critical changes.

The talk will be delivered over video conference using You can either view the talk from your web browser or download the Zoom app.

Talk Points

  • Overview of Sentencing Reforms
  • Eligibility for Sentence Commutation
  • Commutation Application Process
  • Recent Court Decisions


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