Safinaz Mohd Hussein

Safinaz Mohd Hussein
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm · Faculty of Law

Doctor of Philosophy

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July 1994 - present
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
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  • Lecturer

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Publications (37)
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Growing demands for housing access that face rising housing prices and property overhang is an increasing concern in Malaysian cities. The government, through the 11th Malaysia Plan is committed to improve housing access for all communities and bridge the income disparity to create an equitable society. The purpose of this study is to investigate t...
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The ratio between the increased demand and limited land makes affordable housing in urban areas more difficult to accommodate. Indonesia and Malaysia, as populous countries, face problems related to housing access, especially for low-income earners in urban areas. The research was undertaken for two reasons. First, problems related to housing acces...
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Jointly acquired property claim is recognized by the Malaysian law and are set forth in the Islamic Family Law Enactments in the respective states. Jointly acquired property claim can be made in 3 situations. The first scenario would be in the event of divorce. Apart from that, the scenarios of polygamy and the death of either spouse could also...
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Corak tradisional Orang Iban yang semakin mendapat perhatian telah ditiru, dieksploitasi, digunakan tanpa kebenaran dan digunakan dalam keadaan yang menghina Orang Iban. Artikel ini bertujuan untuk memberikan gambaran tentang undang-undang yang sesuai bagi melindungi pengungkapan kebudayaan tradisional (PKT), terutamanya corak tradisional. Hal ini...
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Iḥyā’ al-mawāt is one of the methods to own certain land in Islam. Anyone who clears land and works on it has a right of ownership on the land. The method to own land by iḥyā’ al-mawāt is actually was practiced in Tanah Melayu before the British colonialisation. However, during the colonial period, they introduced a land system which is known as th...
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Wechsler thought matters of established precepts must be decided by ‘neutral principles’, requiring judges to provide ‘reasoned elaboration’. The objective of this research is to examine critically the judicial elaboration of the maxims of equity. Have judicially stated maxims of equity tended to conceal the underlying universal principles by an ab...
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Abstrak Slot lapangan terbang merujuk proses melakukan pendaratan atau perlepasan bagi sesebuah pesawat udara yang perlu ditadbir untuk memastikan lapangan terbang berupaya menerima pendaratan dan perlepasan, terutamanya apabila terdapat banyak permintaan daripada pengendali pesawat udara pada sesuatu masa. Peruntukan slot di Malaysia bergantung pa...
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Conserving indigenous knowledge (IK) has long been discussed in international fore for more than five decade. The core issues is there is unanimity among scholars, governments, indigenous peoples and local communities on whether and how issue of IK could be harmonise within intellectual property rights law framework particularly copyrights. This pa...
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Undang-undang persaingan secara formal diperkenalkan di Malaysia menerusi penggubalan undang-undang persaingan dalam Akta Persaingan 2010. Secara umumnya Akta Persaingan 2010 terpakai kepada persaingan di Malaysia. Landskap sistem perundangan undang-undang pra Akta Persaingan memperlihatkan bahawa undang-undang persaingan hanya dikuatkuasakan secar...
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Perkara 1 Konvensyen Chicago 1944 telah menjamin hak kedaulatan mutlak dan eksklusif ruang udara sesebuah negara. Ini bermakna pesawat udara tidak boleh sewenang-wenangnya terbang masuk dan merentasi ruang udara sebuah negara berdaulat yang lain tanpa kebenaran. Pelanggaran peruntukan ini terjumlah kepada pencerobohan ruang udara negara berdaulat....
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Since its establishment in 1984, the Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (hereinafter refered to as UKM) has always strived towards producing law graduates who are equally competent in both civil as well as syariah laws. In keeping abreast with current syariah legal developments, the syariah law curriculum has truly evolved over the year...
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The Syariah Law of Evidence is one of the syariah courses in the combined civil and syariah LLB programme at the Faculty of Law, UKM. A revamp of the curriculum has seen practical mock trial been embedded in the course. The mock trial trains students on correct methods and techniques to submit evidence in civil and syariah criminal trials. This is...
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Part IXA of the Strata Titles Act 1965 (“STA”) provides for the establishment of the Strata Titles Board (“STB”). STB is given the mandate to exercise quasi-judicial functions with regards to matters relating to multi storey buildings. The rationale for establishing the STB is to protect the interest of the parcel owners. However, the STB shall be...
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Competition law has become the latest hype in Malaysia since the enforcement of the Malaysian Competition Act 2010 in January 2012. However, this is nothing new, as competition regulation in the communications industry has been around since 1999 under the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998. Competition law involves the promotion or maintenance...
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The issue of database as property as well as its protection is very much debated of late. The idea of database as property under syariah law is relatively new. This study attempts to examine the position of database as property under syariah law and whether or not it should be well protected under syariah law. This writing observes that some recent...
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This paper discusses licensing as a barrier to entry under competition law with reference to the licensing under the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA 1998). It examines whether the current licensing regime under the CMA 1998 promotes competition. It makes references to the system in the European Union and Australia and concludes with a s...
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The growth of information communication technology in Malaysia was demonstrated with the launching of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) in 1996. This fully supported mega project by the Malaysian Government is a gateway to the ICT industry in Malaysia with the objective to attract world class technology companies while preparing the local ICT ind...
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Cloud computing is a major internet-based technology that has transformed the way in which data is stored. Due to its ubiquitous use, countries have enacted various legislations to prevent the abuse of personal data by unauthorized parties. Cloud computing activities involving personal data must be subject to such restrictions and comply with measu...
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The Self-Accreditation and Research University status requires UKM to develop a quality assurance system that integrates a strong teaching and learning process with effective research and innovation activities to ensure that both processes can be consistently improved. To fulfil this responsibility, UKM established the Centre for Quality Assurance...
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Meningkatnya kesadaran akan pentingnya persaingan usaha menimbulkan munculnya regulasi tertentu di tingkat nasional dan hal inilah yang terjadi di Malaysia, yakni dengan berlakunya Undang-Undang Persaingan Usaha Malaysia 2010. Disahkannya hukum persaingan umum seperti Undang-Undang Persaingan Usaha Malaysia 2010 pasti akan berdampak pada undang-und...
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The academic programmes at UKM are managed by various faculties, institutes and centres through the Quality Management System (QMS) of MS ISO 9001:2008 for Management of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies. This system ensures that all processes are conducted smoothly and in accordance with the requirements of the standards which encompass the d...
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The main objective of this paper is to examine the extent of clinical work undertaken by the final year students enrolled in the Sarjanamuda Undang-undang (Bachelor of Laws) at the Faculty of Law at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). An understanding of clinical legal education (‘CLE’) as commonly practised in the United States is first brie...
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Folklore generally refers to the traditions which may include the music, storytelling, popular beliefs and customs practice of a community. These practices have achieved heritage status which needs legal protection. Nevertheless, the protection provided in the existing laws is not without flaws. The ambiguity of certain terminologies and the strict...
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The main objective of this paper is to look at protection of database involving digital heritage materials in Malaysia. This is done by looking at the definition of relevant key terms, the significance criteria and problems of database protection in the copyright regime. This paper argues that not only copyright regime fails to give adequate protec...

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