Protecting Visually Impaired Peoples’ Rights in Casting Votes in Malaysia

Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH)

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Title Protecting Visually Impaired Peoples’ Rights in Casting Votes in Malaysia
 
Creator Sreedharam, Rajini Kumar
Ramayah, Bavani
 
Description Election is a process to choose an individual or a government by a citizen to manage a country. Freedom of expression is considered a natural right; one which belongs to everyone, by virtue of them being human. This freedom evident especially when one cast a vote in the General Election to choose the best candidate to represent him or her in Parliament. Therefore, there is doubt on such freedom of expression given to disable person especially people visually impairment. The objective of this research is to study about efficiency of Persons with Disabilities Act 2008 and Elections Act 1958 for protecting people with visual impairments’ rights in casting votes. The outcome of this study will help to enhance the existing election process and Acts in order to protect the interests of people visually impairment in Malaysia.
 
Publisher Secholian Publication
 
Date 2021-07-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://msocialsciences.com/index.php/mjssh/article/view/896
10.47405/mjssh.v6i7.896
 
Source Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH); Vol 6 No 7 (2021); 305 - 310
2504-8562
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://msocialsciences.com/index.php/mjssh/article/view/896/639
 
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