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Sulh (mediation) in the Syariah court: some problems and prospects

Abdul Hak, Nora and Oseni, Umar Aimhanosi (2011) Sulh (mediation) in the Syariah court: some problems and prospects. In: National Conference on Dispute Resolution 2011: Transformation of Mechanism and Law of Dispute Resolution, 20 October 2011, Puri Pujangga, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

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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 court-annexed mediation programme of the Shari'ah Court in Malaysia. Issues especially relating to the backlog of cases, led to the introduction of sulh (mediation) as court-annexed process with a view to acessing the problems, and their resolution. Overcoming these operational challenges identified will go a long way in reducing the backlog of cases in Shari'ah courts in Malaysia. A number of challenges are encountered in implementing this court annexed mediation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 807/7536
Uncontrolled Keywords: sulh, mediation, Syariah Court, Malaysia
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KBP Islamic Law
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: Prof. Dr. Nora Abdul Hak
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2011 11:31
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2012 13:45
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/7536

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