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Nasimah Bt Hussin

Academic Qualification

  • Degree of Doctor of Philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
  • Master of Comparative Law - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Syariah - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)

Nasimah Bt Hussin (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS


nasimah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nasimah binti Hussin obtained her Bachelor of Syariah (Hon) from University of Malaya (1991), her M.C.L. from IIUM (1992) and Ph.D from University of Edinburgh (1997) in Islamic Criminal Law. She joined IIUM in 1991 and is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Islamic Law, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws. The areas of her research interests are: Islamic Law, Criminal Law, Victimology, Usul Fiqh, Women and Child Issues etc. She has published several articles, some of them being: Sulh as a Method of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Criminal Cases: An Islamic Perspective, Factors Which Influence the Degree of Punishment: The Practice in the Syariah Court of Malaysia, Abortion and Causing Miscarriage: Islamic Medical Perspective.
In 2012, she was appointed as the Head of Islamic Law Department, AIKOL. She has been serving as a member of Student Disciplinary Board IIUM since 2003.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Human Rights
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Justice System
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Criminal Law
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Comparative Law - Shariah law, Islamic Criminal Law, Victimology,woman and child Law


Professional Membership


  • 2009 - 2010: Member of Profesional Body / Association, World Society of Victimology


Teaching Responsibilities


CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE 2020/2021
ISLAMIC CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (ARABIC) 1992/1993
ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW 2018/2019 2014/2015 1997/1998 1998/1999 2008/2009 2007/2008 2015/2016 2016/2017 2020/2021 2019/2020 2013/2014 2001/2002 2002/2003 2017/2018 2012/2013 2000/2001 2009/2010 2010/2011
ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW (ARABIC) 1993/1994 1998/1999
ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW 1 2003/2004
ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW I 2005/2006 2004/2005 2000/2001 2006/2007 2001/2002 2002/2003 1999/2000 2007/2008
ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW I (ARABIC) 2012/2013
ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW II 2001/2002 2003/2004 2000/2001 2004/2005 1999/2000
ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE I 1998/1999
ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE II 1998/1999
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM II 1997/1998
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM II (ARABIC) 1997/1998
UNDANG-UNDANG JENAYAH ISLAM 2012/2013 2015/2016 2006/2007 2010/2011 2019/2020 2008/2009 2018/2019 2009/2010 2013/2014 2020/2021 2016/2017 2011/2012 2017/2018 2007/2008
UNDANG-UNDANG KETERANGAN ISLAM 1 2005/2006
USUL AL FIQH I 2009/2010 2013/2014 2016/2017 2010/2011 2014/2015 2015/2016 2018/2019 2020/2021 2012/2013 2017/2018 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2017 Malaysia's Accession to the Hague Children's Conventions: The Feasibility Analysis
2015 - 2018 Assuring justice in Malaysia: Ensuring Restorative Justice in the Syariah Courts.
2013 - 2016 Formulation of a Legal Framework for Preventing Criminal Victimization in Malaysia by incorporating Shari'ah Ruling
2012 - 2016 Status of Left Over Embryos in Malaysia : An Ethico Legal Enquiry
2008 - 2011 The Rights of victim of Crime: A Comparative Appraisal between Malaysian Law and Islamic Law.
2008 - 2009 Sulh and Its Application in Islamic Criminal Law: Contemporary Issues in Muslim Countries
On-Going
2019 - Present Formulation of a Legal Framework for Restorative Justice in the Malaysian Child Justice System


Publications


Article

2018 The legal framework of Islamic criminal law in Aceh with reference to application, challenges and way forward = Kerangka undang-undang jenayah Islam di Aceh merujuk kepada aplikasi, cabaran dan jalan kehadapan. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (3: Special Issue: Integration of Islamic Revealed Knowledge into Humanities and Social Sciences) pp. 300-314
2017 Alternative punishment to imprisonment in the Malaysian Shariah Court: Prospects for reforms. International Journal of Management and Applied Science, 3 (5) pp. 70-73
2017 Should fines also benefit victims? An evaluation of fines as a form of punishment in Malaysia with special reference to Islamic law. Intellectual Discourse, 25 (1) pp. 187-202
2016 The application of mediation (Suhl) in Islamic criminal law. Jurnal Syariah, Jil. 24, Bil. 1 (2016) 115-136, 24 (1) pp. 115-136
2016 The doctrine of sanctity of life from Islamic perspective. Al Shajarah, 21 (1) pp. 23-48
2016 The SharÄ«’ah position on human embryonic research . Current Law Journal, xx (xx) pp. 1-17
2015 Challenges in the enforcement of shariah criminal offences in Selangor: between perception and reality. Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities, 23 (S) pp. 31-42
2015 Forgiving the enemy: a comparative analysis of the concept of forgiveness in Shari’ah and Malaysian law. Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities, 23(S) () pp. 43-54
2015 Regulating cyber related cases from the perspectives of Malaysian and Islamic Laws. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 11 (2 (July - December)) pp. 247-266
2013 Preventing criminal victimization through community education: an Islamic perspective. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies , 3 (10) pp.
2012 Prevention of criminal victimization: An Islamic approach. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) pp. 49-55
2012 The legal protection for women prisoners in Islamic law. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 8 (1) pp. 65-89
2011 Punitive justice in the Malaysian criminal law: balancing the rights of offenders with those of the victims. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7 (13) pp. 2399-2404
2010 The rights of victims of crime under Malaysian Law: legal framework and prospect for reforms . The International Journal of Interdiciplinary Social Sciences, 5 (4) pp. 35-43
2008 Juvenile delinquencies in Malaysia: legal provisions and prospect for reforms. Malaysian Journal of Human Rights, 2 (3) pp. 63-75
2008 Wife battering from an Islamic perspective and Malaysian legal provisions. IIUM Law Journal, 16 () pp. 203-221
Conference or Workshop Item

2017 The application of Islamic criminal law in Aceh: challenges and way forward. In: the 6th Aceh Development International Conference 2017,
2015 Restorative justice: the implementation in the Islamic criminal law according to the Qur’an and Hadith of the Prophet (S.A.W.). In: Seminar Wahyu Asas Tamadun IV Peringkat Antarabangsa (SWAT 2015),
2014 The concept of sanctity of life from the Islamic legal perspective. In: International Conference on Law and Society III (ICLAS III),
2013 The application of Islamic laws in cyber related cases: An analysis. In: 1st World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge (FWCII 2013),
2013 The application of the rule of “avoiding hudud due to shubhah” as a mechanism for ensuring justice in the determination of punishments in Islamic criminal law. In: International Seminar On Islamic Jurisprudence In Contemporary Society 2013 (ISLAC 2013),
2012 Preventing Criminal Victimization through Community Education: An Islamic Perspective. In: Asia Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies,
2012 Qur'anic guidance on the legal status of human embryos. In: International Seminar on al-Qur'an in Contemporary Society (SQ2012),
2011 Punitive justice in the Malaysian criminal law and its sustainability: balancing the rights of offenders with those of the victims. In: The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences Official Conference Proceedings (ACSS 2011),
2010 The rights of victims of crime under Malaysian law: legal framework and prospect for reforms . In: 5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences ,
Book

2016 Halsbury's Laws of Malaysia: Islamic Law, 2016 Reissue, 14(2). LexisNexis, ISBN: 978–967–400–639–6
2007 Undang-undang Islam : jenayah, keterangan dan prosedur. Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, ISBN: 9789836297266
2006 Halsbury's laws of Malaysia- Volume 14, 2006 Reissue: Family Law, Syariah Law. Malayan Law Journal Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 9679627756
Book Section

2021 Kedudukan dan perlindungan hak-hak wanita dalam Islam secara sepintas lalu. In: Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-88-5, pp. 31-54
2021 Kedudukan dan perlindungan hak-hak wanita dalam Islam secara sepintas lalu. In: Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-88-5, pp. 31-54
2021 Pendisiplinan (ta 'dib) pesalah kanak-kanak menurut perspektif syariah. In: Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-0870-88-5, pp. 275-290
2021 Prosedur perkahwinan melalui wali raja : isu dan permasalahan. In: Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM, ISBN: 9789670870885, pp. 55-70
2021 Prosedur perkahwinan melalui wali raja : isu dan permasalahan. In: Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM, ISBN: 9789670870885, pp. 55-70
2018 Prinsip-prinsip penghukuman dalam undang-undang jenayah Islam dan pemakaiannya di Mahkamah Syariah di Malaysia. In: Penerbit Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNISZA), ISBN: 978-967-0899-85-5, pp. 73-102
2018 Qazaf menurut pandangan Syariah dan undang-undang yang terpakai di Malaysia. In: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, ISBN: 978-983-49-1372-4, pp. 123-149
2018 Restorative justice in Islamic Law: application in Malaysian legal history and the criminal justice system. In: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-7800-305-3, pp. 250-272
2018 Takzir sebagai satu hukuman alternatif dalam kes-kes jenayah di Malaysia. In: Darul Syakir Enterprise, ISBN: 978-967-2027-61-4, pp. 19-36
2014 The legal protection for women prisoners in Islamic law. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 978-81-8387-624-7, pp. 62-84
2014 The legal protection for women prisoners in Islamic law. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 978-81-8387-624-7, pp. 62-84
2010 Mediation in Islamic criminal law. In: LexisNexis Malaysia Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 978-967-5371-84-4, pp. 353-365
2010 Mediation in Islamic criminal law. In: LexisNexis Malaysia Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 978-967-5371-84-4, pp. 353-365
2009 Kesalahan berkaitan kesusilaan dan moral di dalam akta kesalahan jenayah Syariah (wilayah-wilayah persekutuan). In: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws and Harun M. Hashim Law Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9789834120375, pp. 122-143
2009 Kesalahan berkaitan kesusilaan dan moral di dalam akta kesalahan jenayah Syariah (wilayah-wilayah persekutuan). In: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws and Harun M. Hashim Law Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9789834120375, pp. 122-143
2003 Abortion and causing miscarriage (al-Ijhad): Islamic medical perspectives. In: Medical Law and Ethics Unit, Law Centre. Ahmad Ibrahim Kuliyyah of Laws, ISBN: 983-3019-00-5, pp. 203-211