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An empirical study on the post divorce enforcement of court orders in civil court

Mohd Zin, Najibah and Abdul Hak, Nora and Che Soh @ Yusoff, Roslina and Md Hashim, Noraini and Ibrahim, Kamilia and Md Said, Muhamad Helmi and Ambaras Khan, Hanna and Mohd Noor, Nadiah and Ahmad Fuzi, Fauziah Hani (2018) An empirical study on the post divorce enforcement of court orders in civil court. In: 7th International Conference on Law And Society (ICLAS 7), 11th-13th April 2018, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (Unpublished)

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This study examines problems on the enforcement of court orders of the Civil Courts in Malaysia. Despite the fact that civil courts are guided by comprehensive statutory laws, issues on matters related to the enforcement orders especially maintenance orders are still unresolved. Therefore this study is undertaken to examine and identify problems that have caused the failure to enforce the orders of post-divorce issues. The sample consists of one hundred and sixty-seven respondents came from five regions in Malaysia. A survey-using questionnaire was the main method of collecting the data. To support the empirical evidence, the semi-structured interview has also been conducted in this study. The study discloses an obvious co-relation between complex and lengthy processes, unnecessary time consuming and costs inefficiency with the enforcement order of post-divorce issues. This article is a preamble to an envisaged study on the enforcement of the order in the Civil Court of which the result will be useful for further improvement of the existing legal provisions in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 665/65834
Uncontrolled Keywords: Civil Court, Enforcement, Procedure, Post Divorce Issues, Non-Muslim
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Islamic Law
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Nora Abdul Hak
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2018 17:12
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2018 17:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65834

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