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Ainul Jaria Bt. Maidin

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Environmental and Land Planning Law - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
  • Master in LL.M - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in LL.B - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Ainul Jaria Bt. Maidin (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS


ainulj@iium.edu.my
4303


Expert Profile


Professor Dr. Ainul Jaria Maidin is at present the Director of the Office of Corporate Communication and Marketing to enhance the image of IIUM. Prior to this, she served as the Director of the Business Unit where she managed to achieve nearly 200% increase in the revenue generated. She was the Coordinator and Head of Research Management Unit for AIKOL. She has served the university's student development initiatives from the capacity as a Residential College Fellow and Principal. A senior consultant with the Bureau of Consultancy and Entrepreneurship, a business unit within the university and the secretariat for the Land Tenure and Environmental Management Unit (LATEM). Prior to joining IIUM as a lecturer, she gained valuable experiences in the legal practice area as a civil litigation, Syari'ah, corporate conveyancing and Islamic Banking loan documentation.
At the national Level, Prof Ainul is a member of the Advisory Panel for the GRP under the Malaysian Productivity Centre. She has also contributed to professional bodies such as the National Landscape Institute (ILAM), the Town Planners Association, a member of the Board of Advisors of the Institute for Land and Survey (INSTUN), a member of the Kuala Lumpur Redevelopment Policy Drafting Committee, 2011. She is a member of the disciplinary committee, Malaysian Bar Council. Prof Ainul serves as a guest lecturer for Land Planning and Environmental Law course at University Putra Malaysia for Landscaping Architects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has served as a trainer for the National Land and Survey Institute (INSTUN), Asia Pacific Diligence, Emerge Knowledge SB Malaysian Institute for Corporate Governance. At the international level, she is leading the collaboration within the International Islamic University of Malaysia and UN-Habitat on Urbanlex; a member of Research Committee of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Academy of Environmental Law; representing IIUM in the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), a branch of UNHABITAT; invited as the expert in land tenure security and administration by partners of the UNHABITAT globally.
Prof Ainul has contributed to the Property and Trusts Law in Malaysia for Kluwer Law International, an international publisher based in the Netherlands. She has published three books, and more than fifty articles in areas related to land tenure, land administration, sustainable development, urban planning and environmental planning law. She is the contributing author to the Halsbury Laws of Malaysia Series for the Volume on Town and Country Planning in Malaysia, National Land Code Penang and Malaccca, Titles and the Property and Trusts Law in Malaysia for Kluwer Law International, an international publisher.
Prof Ainul was the head of a consultancy project for the Department of Director General of Land and Mines, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia (1.3 million) where the output is a proposed amendment to the National Land Code Bill 1965 for enhancing the Malaysian electronic land administration system. Prof Ainul successfully completed some consultancy projects for the Federal Department of Town and Country Planning in Malaysia including the Cases decided by the Penang Appeal Board, Updating of the Encyclopaedia, Developing Uniform Town and Country Planning Law for Malaysia.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Natural Resources Law (Including Water Law)
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Adat Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Land Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Administrative Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Planning Law


Teaching Responsibilities


CIVIL PROCEDURE I 1994/1995 1995/1996
CIVIL PROCEDURE II 1995/1996
COMPARATIVE LAND LAW 2006/2007 2021/2022
EQUITY & TRUSTS I 1998/1999
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2008/2009
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING (SISTER) 2005/2006 2003/2004
FAMILY MANAGEMENT AND PARENTING (SR) 2005/2006
LAND LAW I 2000/2001 2008/2009 1998/1999 2019/2020 2005/2006 2007/2008 2003/2004 2013/2014 2010/2011 1994/1995 2001/2002 1999/2000 2004/2005 2020/2021 2018/2019
LAND LAW II 2015/2016 2005/2006 2002/2003 2012/2013 1998/1999 2018/2019 2001/2002 2000/2001 2011/2012 2010/2011 2016/2017 1994/1995 2006/2007 2007/2008 2017/2018 2008/2009 2003/2004 2004/2005 2020/2021 2013/2014 2014/2015 2019/2020
LAND USE, PLANNING LAW AND PRACTICE 2003/2004 2006/2007 2004/2005 2008/2009 2010/2011 2002/2003 2007/2008 2005/2006
LAW RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2013/2014 2012/2013 2016/2017 2014/2015 2015/2016 2017/2018 2018/2019
LEGAL METHOD 2006/2007 2007/2008 2010/2011
LEGAL STUDIES (CONSTRUCTION) FOR QUANTITY SURVEYORS 2012/2013
PLANNING LAW 2012/2013 2002/2003 2004/2005 2018/2019 2006/2007 2011/2012 2008/2009 2005/2006
PRACTICAL LENDING & BANKING SECURITIES 2016/2017 2012/2013 2017/2018 2013/2014
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE I 1994/1995 2014/2015 2001/2002
PROJECT PAPER - PRISON STUDIES 2012/2013 2014/2015 2013/2014
PROPERTY LAW 2008/2009
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2013/2014


Research Projects


Completed
2021 - 2021 KAJIAN PENYEDIAAN DRAF RANG UNDANG-UNDANG PINDAAN AKTA HAKMILIK STRATA 1985 (AKTA 318) BERKAITAN PENAMATAN DAN PEMBANGUNAN SEMULA SKIM STRATA (STRATA RENEWAL)
2018 - 2018 Program Sijil Profesional Undang-undang Pentadbiran dan Pembangunan Tanah Kepada Pegawai Tadbir Negeri Kelantan
2018 - 2018 Kajian Cadangan Akta Pesuruhjaya Tanah Persekutuan 2019 dan Kanun Tanah Negara (Pindaan) 2019
2016 - 2017 Indeks Syariah Malaysia 2017
2013 - 2016 Exploring the Feasibility of Having an Integrated Curriculum for Entrepreneurs Imbued with Legal Knowledge, Skills and Islamic Values
2013 - 2017 Issues in Access to Justice in Environmental Matters
2012 - 2014 Regulating Landscape Architect in Promoting Sustainable Development and Prevention of Harm: A Case Study of Malaysia
2010 - 2010 Review on Land Administrative System (Kementerian Sumber Asli & Alam Sekitar)
2009 - 2011 Acquisiting of Property under Islamic Law and Common Law: A Comparative Perspective
2009 - 2012 Legal and Administrative Framework Regulating Land Administration and Development in Malaysia and its Relevance in Meeting the Global Challenges
2008 - 2009 Issues of Land Fraud in Klang Valley: Proposing for Administrative & Legal Reforms
2008 - 2012 Use of alternative Dispute Resolution Technique of Mediation for Speedy and Fair Resolution of Land Use Dispute in Malaysia
2008 - 2009 Land Use Planning and Environmental Protection: A Review of the Effectiveness of the Malaysian Legal and Institutional Framework
2008 - Legal Research: Trend and Practices at AIKOL from 1983-2008
2007 - 2008 Legal Framework for Establishing of Regional Planning Authority in Malaysia: Prospect and Challenges
2007 - 2011 Dispute Resolution in the Town and Country Planning System: A Case Study of the Penang Planning Appeal Board
2007 - 2013 Adat land In Malaysia: Productivity and Value-Add in Rural Land
2007 - 2007 Land Use Planning and Environmental Pollution: Effect on Public Health ? A Case Study of the Malaysian Legal Framework
2006 - 2007 Conversion From Deeds System in Penang & Malacca to Torrens System
2004 - 2007 Original Title:Land Use Planning in Islam: An Analysis New Title: Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Issues Role of Syari'ah in Promoting Environmental Protection in the Land Planning System: Lessons for Asian
On-Going
2020 - Present Kajian Cadangan Dan Penggubalan Akta Pemajuan Tanah Wakaf (WAQF Land Development Act, WLDA)
2019 - Present KAJIAN DAN PENGUBALAN AKTA SEWAAN KEDIAMAN (RESIDENTIAL TENANCY ACT ? RTA)
2018 - Present Certificate in Inter-Religious Mediation
2014 - Present Pembangunan Pelaksanaan Indeks Syariah Dalam Pentadbiran Negara
2011 - Present Land, Law and Policy Reform for the Management of Squatter Settlements in Klang Valley in Malaysia
2010 - Present Constitution, Administration, Good Governance, Integrity and Human Rights Research Unit (CANGGIH)
2008 - Present Opportunities For PNB To Develop Partnership with Owners of Malay Reserve Land For Mutual Benefit
2008 - Present IT for Development and e-Government (ITDEG)
2007 - Present Property Law Research Unit (PLRU)
- Criminalisation of Marital Rape in Malaysia


Award & Recognition


04 Mar, 2003 Quality Research Award (Kulliyyah) - International Islamic University Malaysia Kulliyyah


Publications


Article

2020 Mediation and interreligious discourse: prospects and challenges in resolving interreligious skirmishes in Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 28 (1) pp. 35-59
2019 Developing entrepreneurship training curriculum based on Tawhidic paradigm and legal principles: a case study of Malaysia. Economics, Management and Sustainability, 4 (2) pp. 30-39
2018 Introspecting entrepreneurship from a tawhidic perspective. Management & Accounting Review (MAR), 17 (2) pp. 1-20
2017 Negotiating development contributions through planning aggreement: shari'ah perspectives. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 13 (2 (July-Dec.)) pp. 143-155
2017 Regulating developers contributions through planning agreements for promoting sustainable development in Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6386-6389
2014 Codification of customary practice for promoting Muslim women’s right to land and property: a case study of the harta sepencarian rule in Malaysia. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 10 (1) pp. 175-208
2012 Legal framework regulating for improving accessibility to built environment for disabled persons in Malaysia. Social Science Research Network, () pp.
2012 The role of law in fostering sustainability in the built environment industry: The Malaysian experience. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) pp. 90-96
2011 Clinical legal education initiatives in The International Islamic University Malaysia. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7 (13) pp. 2169-2176
2011 Importance of legal education for quantity surveying professionals: a proposal for developing a legal studies module for Malaysian system. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7 (SI) pp. 2249-2256
2011 Islamic principles on sustainable land use planning and development. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 7 (1) pp. 57-89
2011 Legal Framework for Establishing Regional Planning Authority for Malaysia. The Law Review, () pp. 630-653
2011 Sustaining development through socio-economic rights : prospect and challenges in selected African countries. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7 (13) pp. 2366-2376
2011 The right to development and sustainable use of the environment: the need for ecological balance. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7 (13) pp. 2212-2218
2010 Legal research at Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws International Islamic university Malaysia: trends and policies . IIUM Law Journal, 18 (1) pp. 1-31
2009 An analysis of the role of the building and common property (maintenance and management) Act 2007 (Act 663) in regulating the maintenance of high rise buildings. The Law Review, () pp. 371-384
2009 Incorporation of Islamic principles to the land tenure system in west peninsular Malaysia: prospect and progress. Shariah Law Reports, 2 () pp. 1-35
2009 Powers of the Local Authority in Regulating Land Planning and Development Control: Whither Control. Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 7 () pp. 133-147
2009 Weaknesses in the registration of land dealing system in Malaysia: suggestions for improvements for enchancing the systems . The Law Review, () pp. 500-536
Conference or Workshop Item

2017 International perspective on incorporating good governance principles in three countries’ land administration system: Malaysia, Turkey and Indonesia. In: International Conference on Law and Society 6 (ICLAS 6),
2014 The effect of legal, norms and ethical values from Tawhidic paradigm on harmonious SME entrepreneurship and Malaysian society. In: SEMAI VI - Seminar Pembangunan Modal Insan ke-6 (6th National Seminar of Human Capital Development),
2011 Identifying and overcoming the risk of fraud in the Malaysian electronic land administration. In: 2011 International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems, ICRIIS'11,
2009 Using alternative dispute resolution for managing disputes in joint venture construction projects in Malaysia. In: The Fifth International Conference on Multi-National Joint Ventures for Construction Works,
2007 Legal Framework for Establishing Regional Planning Authority for Malaysia. In: New Zealand Planning Institute and EAROPH Conference : The Politics of Planning,
Book

2019 Indeks Syariah Malaysia aspek perundangan. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-779-8
2014 Malaysia. Kluwer Law International , ISBN: 978-90-411-0759-6
2010 Malaysian strata titles: law and procedure. Sweet & Maxwell Asia, ISBN: 9789675040481
2010 Statutes on land law. Law Centre Series of Statutes, ISBN:
2008 Principles of Malaysian land law. LexisNexis Malaysia Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 9789679629200
Book Section

2019 Effects of anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing law on innovation of mobile payment systems in Malaysia. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 117-128
2019 Promoting efficiency in construction practices: development of a new theory. In: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., ISBN: 9789813238909, pp. 39-70
2015 Kesan undang-undang, norma dan nilai etika dari Tauhid paradigm terhadap keusahawanan dan masyarakat Malaysia. In: Akademi Penyelidikan HALUAN, ISBN: 9789671073193, pp. 39-47
2015 Kesan undang-undang, norma dan nilai etika dari Tauhid paradigm terhadap keusahawanan dan masyarakat Malaysia. In: Akademi Penyelidikan HALUAN, ISBN: 9789671073193, pp. 39-47
2013 Effective federal-state coordination mechanism for good governance and sustainable land administration. In: Sweet and Maxwell Asia, ISBN: 9789670498133, pp. 241-270
2013 Effective federal-state coordination mechanism for good governance and sustainable land administration. In: Sweet and Maxwell Asia, ISBN: 9789670498133, pp. 241-270
2012 Using alternative dispute resolution for effective management of disputes in joint venture construction projects in Malaysia. In: ICE Publishing, Thomas Telford, ISBN: 978-0-7277-5783-8, pp. 113-125
2011 Building and Common Property Act (Maintenance and Management)2007 (Act 663) and maintenance of high rise buildings in Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180058, pp. 197-222
2011 Establishing an effective coordination mechanism between federal and state for promoting good governance and achieving sustainable land administration for Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225753, pp. 293-332
2011 Harmonising principles of alternative dispute resolution from Shari'ah for promoting efficient management of construction disputes . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225524, pp. 221-270
2011 Legal education for quantity surveyors: prospects and challenges. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180058, pp. 95-117
2010 Alternative dispute resolution for resolving land use and environmental disputes in Malaysia. In: LexisNexis Malaysia Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 978-967-5371-84-4, pp. 187-219
2010 Alternative dispute resolution for resolving land use and environmental disputes in Malaysia. In: LexisNexis Malaysia Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 978-967-5371-84-4, pp. 187-219
2010 Religious and ethical values in promoting environmental protection in the land use planning system: lessons for Asian countries . In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 9788183871969, pp. 188-218
2009 Conversion from English deeds system to Torrens system of title registration in Penang and Malacca: process and problems. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789833855780, pp. 63-67
2009 National Land Code (Penang and Malacca Titles) Act 1963 (Act 518) (Revised 1994) . In: LexisNexis, ISBN: 0409997188, pp. TC1-TI1
2009 Role of land use planning in improving public health: way forward for Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789833855780, pp. 69-78
2009 Town and Country Planning Act 1976 (Act 172). In: LexisNexis, ISBN: 0409997188, pp. TC1-TI1
2006 Theory and practice in land use planning in Malaysia. In: Reseach Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia , ISBN: 9832957931, pp. 77-114