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Prof. Dr. Sharifah Zubaidah Syed Abdul Kader

PROFESSOR DR.

CIVIL LAW DEPARTMENT

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS

Land Law, Planning Law, Property Law, Waqf Laws, Legal Education

Is professor at the Civil Law Department, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia, having served as an academic staff since 1994. Teaches Land Law to third year law students. Is Associate Editor for INSAF Journal of the Malaysian Bar. Was former Deputy Dean (Academic Affairs) Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (2008-2010) and Director, International Centre for Waqf Research (ICWR-IIUM) (2014-2017). She has authored 21 journal articles and 15 chapters in books and co-authored/ edited 5 books, namely Land Use Planning and Environmental Sustainability (IIUM Press, 2006), Principles of Land Law (Lexis Nexis, 2008), Student Guide on Equity and Equitable Remedies (Lexis-Nexis, 2016), and Waqf in Selected Asian Countries (PNMB, 2019). Prof. Sharifah is consultamore...

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) IIUM 1991, Master of Comparative Laws (IIUM) 1994, Doctor of Legal Science (SJD, Bond University, Australia) 2002 Non-practising Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

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  1. M Suaree, Nur Atheefa Sufeena and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Abdul Manaf, Zati Ilham (2022) The development of policy and legal framework for social impact assessment in Malaysia. Planning Malaysia Journal, 20 (3). pp. 295-305. ISSN 1675-6215 E-ISSN 0128-0945
  2. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohamad, Nor Asiah and Ali, Zuraidah (2022) Whether waqf and endowment can ride the same legal vehicle in Malaysia? In: Harmonisation of Shari'ah and Laws: Issues and Challenges. IIUM Press. (In Press)
  3. Laldin, Mohamad Akram and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Djafri, Fares (2021) Waqf development in Malaysia. In: Waqf Development and Innovation, Socio-Economic and Legal Perspectives. Routledge, London and New York, pp. 207-225. ISBN 9780367744779
  4. Maidin, Ainul Jaria and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah (2022) Malaysian land law and procedure. Thomson Reuters Asia Sdn. Bhd. (201801016202), Selangor Darul Ehsan. ISBN 9789672723202
  5. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah (2021) Analysis of the Law Applicable to the Creation of Waqfs During the British Era in Penang. In: Waqf: past, present and future. International Islamic University Malaysia, Global Waqf Conference, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 16-30. ISBN 978-967-2641-80-3
  6. Hussin, Rohayati and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Manshor, Nurul Mazrah and Roslim, Salmah and Mohamad Sirat, Irinah (2021) Good governance practices for waqf in Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 20 (Special Issue 2). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1544-1458 E-ISSN 1939-6104
  7. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohd. Noor, Zemilah (2021) Legal dilemma of joint ownership by married couples for purchase of a house under private lease schemes in Malaysia. In: Family law in Malaysia and beyond: towards sustainable family institutions. Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia & AIKOL, IIUM, Putrajaya, Malaysia, pp. 41-55. ISBN 978-967-0870-87-8
  8. Abdul Manaf, Zati Ilham and Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohamad, Nor Asiah (2019) Examining the evolution of waqf regulations in Selangor: an analysis of the governance framework and transformative approach. IIUM Law Journal, 27 (2). pp. 337-365. ISSN 0128-2530 E-ISSN 2289-7852
  9. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohamad, Nor Asiah (2019) Creating security to finance waqf property development in Malaysia: Issues and solutions. In: Emerging Issues in Islamic Finance Law and Practice in Malaysia. Emerald Publishing Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 53-68. ISBN 978-1-78973-546-8
  10. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah (2019) Dasar dan perundangan perancangan dan pengurusan guna tanah di Malaysia. In: Bengkel Undang-Undang Bagi Pengurusan dan Perancangan Guna Tanah dan perlindungan Alam Sekitar di Kawasan Taman Negeri, 23rd June 2019, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu. (Unpublished)
  11. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Ishola, Abdullahi Saliu and Mohamad, Nor Asiah (2018) The meaning and legal consequences of 'Sole-trustee' of Waqf under the shariah and Malaysian Waqf laws. Shariah Law Reports Articles, 4. pp. 1-15.
  12. Hussin, Rohayati and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Yaakub, Noor Inayah and Abdul Rashid, Rusnadewi and Abd Malib, Marziana (2018) Preliminary examination of the regulatory regime to establish a foundation university in Turkey. Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, 21 (4). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1544-0044-21-4-241
  13. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohamad, Nor Asiah and Ali, Zuraidah (2018) Examining the fiduciary duties of the waqf trustee: Benchmarking with the law of trusts and Islam. Shariah Law Reports Articles, 1.
  14. Abdul Manaf, Zati Ilham and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohamad, Nor Asiah (2018) ADR as an alternative access to justice in resolving WAQF land disputes. Current Law Journal. pp. 1-30.
  15. Mohamad, Nor Asiah and Sufian, Azlinor and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah (2017) The potential of Waqf for maintenance and management of stratified properties in Malaysia. IIUM Law Journal, 25 (2). pp. 229-256. ISSN 2289-7852
  16. Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah (2017) Updates on legal issues under Malaysia land laws. In: Seminar on Updates on Legal Issues under Malaysian Land Law and An Overview of the Amendments to the National Land Code 1965, 21 November 2017, Penang. (Unpublished)
  17. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Mohamad, Nor Asiah and Ali, Zuraidah and Ishola, Abdullahi Saliu (2017) The meaning and legal consequences of ‘sole-trustee’ of waqf under the shariah and Malaysian waqf laws. In: 5th Global Waqf Conference 2017, 16th-18th October 2017, The Premiere Hotel, Pekanbaru, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  18. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Ishola, Abdullahi Saliu (2017) A judicial misconception of mosque disputes in common law jurisdiction: The supreme court's declaration of high court's jurisdiction in imamship disputes in Nigeria. Miyetti Quarterly Law Review, 2 (1). pp. 123-147. ISSN 2536-7803 E-ISSN 2536-7811
  19. Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah and Md. Dahlan, Nuarrual Hilal (2017) Current legal issues concerning awqaf in Malaysia. In: Waqf Laws and Management. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 162-193. ISBN 978-967-418-444-5
  20. Mohamad, Nor Asiah and Syed Abdul Kader, Sharifah Zubaidah (2017) Challenges in management for sustainability of waqf lands in Malaysia. In: Waqf Laws and Management. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 111-131. ISBN 978-967-418-444-5

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19Legal and institutional framework for pollution prevention in Malaysian rivers331
20Challenges in management for sustainability of waqf lands in Malaysia321
21A comparative study on the feasibility of introducing a law to regulate retail tenancies in peninsular Malaysia319
22Disputes and issues arising from unlawful occupation of state land in Malaysia313
23Examining the evolution of waqf regulations in Selangor: an analysis of the governance framework and transformative approach313
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29A judicial misconception of mosque disputes in common law jurisdiction: The supreme court's declaration of high court's jurisdiction in imamship disputes in Nigeria303
30The potential of Waqf for maintenance and management of stratified properties in Malaysia301