1  Name of Course Civil and Criminal Procedure in Syariah Court
2 Course Code LAD5022
3 Instructor
4 Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme To equip the students with the knowledge on civil and criminal procedures applicable in the Syariah Court
5 Semester and Year offered Semester 9 (Year 5)
6  Student Learning Time

Face to face Independent Learning Formal Assessment Total
Teacher Centered Student Centered Learning Non face to face Revision Asssessment Preparation Continuous Assessment Final Exam
Lecture T O
28 14 5 5 28 10 4 3 95
 7  Credit Value  2 (95 / 40 = 2.37)
8 Pre-requisite (if any) None
9 Learning outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students should have the ability to:

  1. sketch the current syariah court procedures regulating civil and criminal proceedings (LO2-P3)
  2. study relevant documents such as affidavits, pleadings and court forms and relate them with practice; (LO4-C4)
  3. display their skills to analyse current setbacks pertaining to syariah court procedures; (LO5-A4)
10 Transferable skills Students should be able to develop good written and interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, leadership and problem-solving skills through a process of lectures and tutorials.
11 Teaching-Learning and Assessment Strategy Teaching-learning strategy:

The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, exercises, group work, using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks. Practical experience and collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course. The use of examination and internal reporting assessment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concepts in context.

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
12 Synopsis This course refers to the Kanun Acara Mal  Mahkamah Syariah or Enakmen Prosedur Mal Syariah negeri-negeri in Malaysia and Arahan Amalan introduced by Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia (JKSM) from time to time. It touches on the hierarchy and jurisdictions of the syariah courts in trying civil (mal) cases which begins with the wakalah (appointment of peguam syarie), the filing of summons and its service, the preparation of the statement of claim, statement of defence, counter claim, affidavit etc. Students are also guided about the exchange documents amongst the parties, the trial process, judgment, judgment in default, execution and enforcement of court order as well as the appeal process. Reference will be made to civil cases reported in the Jurnal Hukum and Jurnal Syariah.

From the aspects of criminal proceedings, this course will refer to the  Kanun Acara Jenayah Mahkamah Syariah or  Enakmen Prosedur Jenayah Syariah negeri-negeri in Malaysia and Arahan Amalan introduced by  JKSM from time to time. Students will be exposed to court procedures pertaining to arrest under the jurisdiction of the state Islamic religious department and the police powers in effecting an arrest, arrest warrant, search warrant, initiating  criminal proceeding, framing a charge and prosecution, trial, judgment , sentencing, appeal and revision. Reference will also be made to criminal cases reported in Jurnal Hukum

 13  Mode of Delivery Lecture, tutorial, class discussion and presentation.
14 Assessment Methods and Types
  Item Percentage
1. Continuous Assessment 40%
2. Final examination 60%
  Total: 100%
15 Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes Refer to attachment
16  Content Outline and the SLT per Topic

 TOPIC

Face to Face Independent Learning TOTAL SLT
Lecture Tutorial Practical Preparation (L) Preparation (T) Library Assignment Seminar Test /Quiz Online (GOALS)
SYARIAH CIVIL PROCEDURES

 Introduction on the Principles of   al-Qada’ and Malaysian Syariah court’s jurisdiction

2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Peguam Syarie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mode of Civil Proceedings 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Parties to an Action 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mode of Service 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Pleading, Subpoena and Affidavit 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 9
Discovery 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Sulh, Settlement and Withdrawal 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Hearing, Judgment and Order 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURES

Pre-Trial Process:

Duty of Public to Give Information

2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Investigation Power:

Arrest

Right of Arrested Person

2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Investigation Power:

Search and Seizure

2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Investigation Power:

Examination of Witnesses/ Complainant

2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Syariah Criminal Procedure:

to Compel Appearance and Charge

2 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 9
Trial 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Judgment and Sentencing 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Appeal 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Revision 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
TOTAL: 36 14 4 14 13 4 2 0 0 0 95

*Note: Total SLT / Topic [79] + Preparation for/and examination [11] = 90 hours.

17 Main references
  1. Mohd Nadzri Bin Abdul Rahman Ibrahim. 2010. Undang-undang Tatacara Mal Mahkamah Syariah Prinsip dan Amalan. Negeri Sembilan: Karya Kreatif Resources.
  2. Tajul Aris Ahmad Bustami et. al. Kaedah Perundangan Bidangkuasa dan Tatacara Mahkamah Syariah. 2005. Kuala Lumpur. Dewan bahasa dan Pustaka.
  3. Shamrahayu A Aziz. 2011. Criminal Procedure in the Syariah Courts. Kuala Lumpur: Sweet & Maxwell.
  4. Farid Sufian Shuaib, Tajul Aris Ahmad Bustami, Mohd Hisham Mohd Kamal. 2001. Administration of Islamic Law in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: Malayan Law Journal.
  5. Farid Sufian Shuaib. 2003. Powers and Jurisdiction of Syariah Courts in Malaysia. Singapore: Lexis Nexis.

STATUTE:

  • Syariah Court Civil Procedure (State of Selangor) Enactment 2003
  • Syariah Court Civil Procedure (State of Selangor) Enactment 2003
  • Syariah Court Criminal Procedure (State of Selangor) Enactment 2003
  • Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 Revised (Act 355)

Related cases

18 Additional references 1.     Ahmad Hidayat Buang (Editor). 1998. Undang-undang Islam di Mahkamah-Mahkamah Syariah di Malaysia. Akademi Pengajian Islam Universiti Malaya.

2.     Mimi Kamariah Majid. Pentadbiran Keadilan jenayah di Malaysia.

3.     Hamid Sultan bin Abu Backer. 1995. Janab’s Key to Civil Procedure in Malaysia & Singapore. Kuala Lumpur: Hamid Sultan Publication.

4.     Ahmad Ibrahim & Ahilemah Joned. 1995. The Malaysian Legal System. 2nd Ed. Petaling Jaya

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES, DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE

Course Learning Outcomes Compliance to PO Teaching & Learning Activities (TLAs) Assessment Tasks (ATs)
 

PO1

LO1

PO2

LO2

PO3

LO3

PO4

LO4

PO5

LO5

PO6

LO6

PO7

LO7

PO8

LO8

PO9

LO9

   
  K CTPS CS TS EM LL     KK LS    
1-sketch the current syariah court procedures regulating civil and criminal proceedings (LO2-P3)   3     Classroom lecture and discussion Written test
2-study relevant documents such as affidavits, pleadings and court forms and relate them with practice; (LO4-P4)   3     Presentation Instructor evaluation of the presentation
3-display their skills to analyse current setbacks pertaining to syariah court procedures; (LO5-A4)   3     Assignment Instructor evaluation of the assignment