1  Name of Course Civil Procedure II
 2 Course Code LAD5083
 3  Instructor
 4  Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme   To familiarize students to the mode of commencing civil proceedings in the civil courts in Malaysia
 5  Semester and Year offered Semester 10 (Year 5)
6
Face to face Independent learning Formal Assessment Total
Teacher centered Student Centered Learning Non face to face Revision Assessment Preparation Continuous Assessment Final Exam
Lecture T O

28

 28  4  14  20  12  13  3

 122

 7  Credit Value 3 (122/40: 3.05)
 8  Pre-requisite (if any) None/Nil
 9  Learning outcomes At the end of the semester, students will be able:

  1. Apply skills in drafting court documents
  2. Apply basic rules and court forms in relation to pre-trial, trial and appeal procedures. sketch the current civil court procedures regulating civil proceedings (LO2-P4);
  3. Formulate argument(s) and present case for trial. identify relevant documents such as affidavits, pleadings and court forms and relate them with civil litigation practice  (LO5-P4);
  4. Apply advocacy skills in trial, appeal and execution of judgment procedures, demonstrate their skills to analyse current advantages and setbacks pertaining to civil court procedures (LO6-A5).
 10  Transferable skills Students should be able to develop good written and interpersonal communication, team work and leadership, problem solving 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 aims to introduce the students on the Rules of Court 2012 and on its application in civil proceedings in Malaysia. The students are exposed to the commencement of civil proceedings, its preliminary matters and the drafting of pleadings. This course will also discuss the civil court hierarchy and the importance of adhering to the specified time for service and filing of pleadings.
 13  Mode of Delivery Lecture, tutorial, class discussion and presentation.
 14  Assessment Methods and Types Assessment

  Item Percentage
1. Continuous Assessment 60%
2. Final Examination 40%
  Total: 100%
 15 Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes Refer to attachment
 

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Content Outline and Topics Covered:

Week Topic(s)
1 & 2 Preventive Relief
3 Affidavits
4 Pre-trial case management
5 Trial
6 Evidence
7 Judgment and Orders
8 Examination of judgment debtor
9 Enforcement of judgment
10 Prerogative writs
11 & 12 Appeals
13 & 14 Costs

*Note: Total = 122 hours

 17  Main references Main

  1.  Janab’s key to civil procedure in Malaysia and Singapore, 2005, 4th ed., Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.
  2. Civil procedure (2001), Gurmit Kaur, Malayan Law Journal.
  3. Civil and criminal appeals in Malaysia (2007), 2nd ed., Tan Kee Heng, International Law Book Services.
  4. Common applications in civil proceedings (2007), Yin Yook Khai, Sweet & Maxwell Asia.
  5. Civil procedure (2006), 2nd ed., Nekoo, Ravi, Malayan Law Journal.

Civil appeals handbook (2004), 2nd ed., Nahendran Navaratnam, Malayan Law Journal.

Additional

  1. Interlocutory injunctions in Malaysia : the law and practice (1994), Vazeer Alam Mydin,International Islamic University Malaysia
  2. Sample draft orders in civil proceedings (High Court Malaya & Sabah & Sarawak) (2002)
  3. 2nd ed., Yin Yook Khai, Sweet & Maxwell Asia.
  4. Injunctions (2007), 9th ed., Bean, David,Sweet & Maxwell.
  5. Mareva injunctions (2007), Nasser Hamid, Gavel Publications.
  6. The principles of equitable remedies: specific performance, injunctions, rectification, and equitable damages (2007), 7th ed., Spry, I. C. F. Sydney :Law Book Co.
  7. Nelson’s law of injunctions (2006),4th ed., Srivastava, A. B., retd. judge.
  8. Allahabad: Law Publishers (India).
  9. Injunctions handbook (2005), Paul P. Subramaniam,Malayan Law Journal.
  10. Commercial injunctions (formerly Mareva injunctions and Anton Pillar relief) (2004), 5th ed., Gee, Steven, London :Sweet & Maxwell.

Statutes:

  1. The Rules of Court 2012
  2. Courts of Judicature Act 1964
  3. Rules of the Court of Appeal 1994
  4. Rules of the Federal Court 1998

Websites:

http://www.kehakiman.gov.my/

http://www.malaysianbar.org.my/

 18  Additional references
  1. Civil Appeals Handbook
  2. Malaysian Court Forms in Civil Proceedings
  3. Malaysian Court Practice (Malayan Law Journal)
  4. Practice Notes.

 

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.  1.       explain and apply the procedures regulating civil  proceedings in the civil courts   (LO2-P4)   3               Classroom lecture and discussion

Assign individual task, using library resources and website

Instructor evaluation of written report

Student peer evaluation of oral report

2.  identify relevant documents and court forms and relate them with civil litigation practice;  (LO5-P4)         3         Group Presentation Instructor evaluation of the presentation

Written test

3.  apply their skills to analyse current advantages or setbacks pertaining to resorting to certain civil court procedures  (LO6-A5) 3 Article  and Case reviews

Classroom problem solving

Instructor evaluation of the case review