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Syariah court-annexed mediation in Malaysia: some problems and prospects

Abdul Hak, Nora and A. Oseni, Umar (2011) Syariah court-annexed mediation in Malaysia: some problems and prospects. Asian Journal on Mediation. pp. 1-10. ISSN 1793-2173

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Abstract

Islamic law considers any court-annexed framework for the resolution of disputes as part of the case management role of the judge. This paper examines the status of the cour-annexed mediation programme of the Syariah Court in Malaysia. Issues especially relating to the backlog of cases led to the introduction of sulf (mediation) as a court-annexed process with a review to acessing the problems, and their resolution. Overcoming these operational challenges identified will go along way in reducing the backlog of cases in the Syariah courts in Malaysia. A number of challenges are encountered in implementing this court annexed mediation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 807/12338
Uncontrolled Keywords: Syariah court-annexed, mediation
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KPG Malaysia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Legal Practice
Depositing User: Nur Aqilah Norudin (PT)
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 16:25
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2011 16:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/12338

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