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Wan Noraini Binti Mohd Salim

Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Law - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Exeter
  • Master of Comparative Law - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Shariah - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Laws (Honours) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Diploma Pengajian Islam (Syariah) - Diploma, Kolej Ugama Sultan Zainal Abidin (KUSZA)

Wan Noraini Binti Mohd Salim (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS


w.noraini@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


An Assistant Professor in the Department of Islamic Law, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws she obtained her first degree in Law (LLB) from the IIUM in 1987. In 1991, she went on to pursue her second degree in LLB Shariah and then Master's in Comparative Laws (MCL) at the same university in 1992. She then pursued her Ph.D in the field of Succession Law in 1997 at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Her Ph.D thesis was entitled, "Problems in the Administration and Distribution of Interstate Estates in Malaysia With Reference to Its Foundations in Customary Law, Islamic Law and English Law". She was an Academic Advisor in Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws for the period of 2008-2010 and is currently holding the same administrative post from 1st January 2015.
She has presented papers both locally and internationally and has co-authored several articles and books in the field of Succession Law. Among her published articles are "Dealing with shares on a shareholder's death: The plight of the deceased's personal representative", Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review 2015 and "Sustainability of the family ownership in a family business via inheritance: An Appraisal with special reference to the Malaysian law", Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. Her book, "Islamic Law of Succession - A Practical Guide To The Laws Of Faraid, was published by Current Law Journal in 2012 and the second edition followed in 2014. She also co-authored a, The Law Of Wills And Intestacy In Malaysia, published by Mashi Publication Sdn. Bhd.
She has been involved in research funded by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, i.e., Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) and two Endowment Funds, Type A and B.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Family Law - law of succession
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Comparative Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Syariah Law ~ Islamic Family Law


Teaching Responsibilities


ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE 1995/1996
CIVIL PROCEDURE I 2008/2009
COMPULSORY MOOTS 2008/2009
EVIDENCE & PROCEDURE OF SHARIAH COURT I 1994/1995 1995/1996
EVIDENCE & PROCEDURE OF SHARIAH COURT II 2001/2002 1993/1994 1996/1997 1995/1996
ISLAMIC CRIMINAL LAW I 1994/1995
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW II 1996/1997
ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE 1994/1995
ISLAMIC LAW OF SUCCESSION 2008/2009 2019/2020 2008 2020/2021
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM I 1993/1994
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM II 1993/1994
LAW OF PROBATE 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020
PROBATE AND LAW SUCCESSION II 2005/2006
PROBATE AND THE LAW OF SUCCESSION I 2002/2003 2003/2004 2006/2007 2001/2002 2004/2005 2007/2008
PROBATE AND THE LAW OF SUCCESSION II 2005/2006 2001/2002 2006/2007 2007/2008 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2000/2001
THE LAW OF SUCCESSION 2011/2012 2010/2011 2008/2009 2017/2018 2015/2016 2009/2010 2013/2014 2012/2013 2014/2015 2007/2008 2016/2017 2018/2019
USUL AL FIQH II 2010/2011 2018/2019 2012/2013 2016/2017 2020/2021 2019/2020 2011/2012 2009/2010 2017/2018 2013/2014 2015/2016 2014/2015


Research Projects


Completed
2015 - 2017 Reforming the Administration of Estate in West Malaysia: Towards Establishing an Effective Estate Administration Model and One Stop Data Centre of Wills, Assets and Liabilities
2011 - 2013 Apostasy and Its Implication in the Entitlement to Property on Death (RU 2011)
2011 - 2014 Legal Framework for Administration of Estate in Malaysia: Is there a Need for Reforms
2009 - 2011 The Law of Wills and Intestacy in Malaysia
2008 - 2012 The Legality of Living Trust as an Instrument for Muslim Estate Planning in Peninsular Malaysia
On-Going
2012 - Present Islamic Wealth Management in Malaysia
2007 - Present Property Law Research Unit (PLRU)


Publications


Article

2021 Muslim estate administration: the locus of Malaysian syariah court in Malaysia. International Journal of Islamic Thought, 19 (1) pp. 73-78
2020 The execution of Muslim wills (Wasiyyah) in Malaysia: A way to evade islamic inheritance (Fara’iḍ) (Pelaksanaan wasiat di Malaysia: Satu cara pembahagian harta pusaka (Faraid)). Journal of Islam in Asia, 17 (3) pp. 184-197
2019 Family disputes in administration of estates: analysis on mediation as effective dispute resolution mechanism in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Consumer and Family Economics, 23 (S1) pp. 16-33
2019 The administration of Muslim's and non-muslim's ownerless estate (bona vacantia) in West Malaysia: an analysis. International Journal of Law, Government and Communication, 4 (16) pp. 26-34
2018 Administration of estates in Malaysia: Determinant of factors behind the delay in the distribution of the deceased’s asset. Journal of Nusantara Studies (JONUS), 3 (1) pp. 75-86
2017 Administration of a Muslim's estate under section 17 of the public trust corporation act 1995 with special reference to transfer of vehicles. IIUM Law Journal, 25 (1) pp. 121-136
2016 The effects of apostasy on the entitlement to property on death: the Malaysian position. IIUM Law Journal, 24 (2) pp. 359-375
2015 Dealing with shares on a shareholder's death: The plight of the deceased's personal representative. Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review, 1 (1) pp. 25-32
2012 Sustainability of the family ownership in a family business via inheritance: An Appraisal with special reference to the Malaysian law.. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) pp. 354-360
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 The roles of the personal representative In estate administration in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Law, Environment and Society (ICLES 2018),
2018 Administration of the deceased’s estates an analysis to the effect of nomination. In: 9th UUM International Legal Conference (ILC 2017),
2018 Administration of the deceased’s estates: an analysis to the effect of nomination. In: The European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences EpSBS,
2018 Determinant of roles of personal representative in administration of estates in Malaysia and its challenges. In: 7th International Conference on Law And Society (ICLAS 7),
2017 Administration of the deceased’s estates: Analysis on the effect of nomination under the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013. In: 9th UUM International Legal Conference (ILC 2017),
2017 Overview of family disputes in administration of estates: Analysis on mediation as effective dispute resolution mechanism. In: International Conference on Dispute Resolution 2017 - Modern Trends in Effective Dispute Resolution,
2015 Delay in administration of estates: causes and implications. In: 4th International Conference on Law & Society (ICLAS IV) 2015 ,
2014 Dealing with shares on a shareholder's death: the plight of the deceased's personal representative. In: Global Conference on Business and Social Science (GBSS 2014),
2013 Rights of Muslim women in business assets as inheritance; a case law analysis . In: Joint Conference on Law and Society, Commercial Laws and Islamic Finance 2013,
2010 Islamic inheritance laws and systems: Module 5. In: A Training Course on Land, Property and Housing Rights in the Muslim World,
Book

2016 The law of wills and intestacy in Malaysia, 2nd ed.. Mashi Publication Sdn. Bhd., ISBN: 9789671373682
2014 Islamic law of succession : a practical guide to the laws of faraid (2nd edition). CLJ Publication, ISBN: 9789670667720
2013 The law of wills and intestacy in Malaysia. Mashi Publication Sdn. Bhd., ISBN: 9789671045466
2012 Islamic law of succession : a practical guide to the laws of faraid. The Malaysian Current Law Journal Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 978-967-0379-11-1
2009 The law of wills and intestacy in Malaysia. Department of Islamic Law & Harun M. Hashim Law Centre, ISBN: 978-983-41203-9-9