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Mohamad Asmadi Bin Abdullah

Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Islamic Law - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Durham
  • Master in Law - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Law - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Syariah - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Matriculation - Certificate, International Islamic University Malaysia

Mohamad Asmadi Bin Abdullah (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS


masmadi@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


An Assistant Professor in the Department of Islamic Law, Mohamad Asmadi obtained his LLB from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 1997. In 1998, he completed an IIUM Syariah double degree programme, and in 2000, completed his Master in Comparative Laws (MCL) at the same university in and Ph.D in the field of Islamic Estate Planning in 2006 at the Durham University, United Kingdom. His PhD thesis was entitled "The Concept of Tarikah in the Islamic Law of Succession with Special Reference to the Practices of the Civil Courts and the Syariah Courts in Malaysia". He was a Deputy Dean, Admission and Management Division (AMAD), IIUM from 2011- 2012.From 2011-2013, he served OSK Investment Bank as a member of its Shariah Committee. Currently, he is also a member of Shariah Committee of OCBC Al-Amin.
He has presented papers both locally and abroad and has produced several articles and books in the field of Family Law. Among his articles are "A Study on the Shariah Decision- Making Processes Adopted by the Shariah Committee in Malaysian Islamic Financial Institutions", published by the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8 (13). "The Implementation of Shariah Governance Framework of 2010: Advantages and Constraints", published by the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8 (13). "The Concept of Fatwa (Islamic Verdict) in Malaysia and the Constitutional Dilemma: A Legislation or Legal Opinion?", published by International Journal of Business and Law, Vol. 4, Issue 3 (June) 2014, "When Halal and Haram Meet the Haram Prevails? An Analysis of the Maxim and Its Application in Contemporary Issues" published by the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6(11): 199-205, 2012 (SCOPUS), "Wives' Right to the Government Retirement Benefit: Is It Syariah Compliant or Subject to Fara`id Distribution?", published in (2012) Journal of Islamic Law Review 1270-146, Is a Nominee a Trustee or a Beneficiary? A Study on the Islamic Legal Maxim In Contracts Effects is Given to Intention and Meaning and Not Words and Forms and Its Relevance to the Nomination Concept and Practice in the Administration of A Muslim's Estate in Malaysia", published in (2012) Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) (Online) (SCOPUS), The Entitlement of the Bayt al-Mal to a Muslim Praepositus' Estates: An Analysis on the Right of a Muslim to Bequeath without Obtaining a Consent from the Bayt al-Mal", published in International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, (Online), 269, "The Implications of Ghubn in Islamic Contracts: An Analysis of Current Practices", published in Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7(13): (SCOPUS) and "Takaful (Islamic Insurance) Benefit: Ownership and Distribution Issues in Malaysia", published in Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, Vol. 5, no. 3.


Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Islamic Banking
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - Usul Fiqh, Inheritance, Islamic Wealth Management


Teaching Responsibilities


AL-MIRATH FI AL-SHARI'AH AL-ISLAMIYYA (ISLAMIC LAW OF SUCCESSION) 2021/2022
AL-MU'AMALAT AL-MALIYYAH FI AL-SHARI'AH AL-ISLAMIYYAH I 2021/2022
INSTRU. PERAN. HARTA ISLAM & PENG. PESAKA 2006/2007
INTRODUCTION TO SHARIAH 2012/2013
ISLAMIC BANKING LAW AND TAKAFUL 2019/2020
ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE 2016/2017
ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE (USUL FIQH) 2010/2011
ISLAMIC LAW OF BANKING AND TAKAFUL 2019/2020
ISLAMIC LAW OF SUCCESSION 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014 2015
ISLAMIC LAW OF SUCCESSION (ARABIC) 2020/2021 2019/2020
ISLAMIC LAW OF TRANSACTION 2008/2009 2010/2011 2013 2009/2010 2008
ISLAMIC LAW OF TRANSACTIONS 2015/2016
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM I 2006/2007 2001/2002 2005/2006 2015/2016
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM I (ARABIC) 2001/2002
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM II 2008/2009 2007/2008 2013/2014 2014/2015 2006/2007 2016/2017 2011/2012 2017/2018 2012/2013
ISLAMIC TRANSACTIONS & FINANCE (MUAMALAT) 2014/2015 2016/2017 2015/2016
ISLAMIC WEALTH MANAGEMENT 2013 2011 2010/2011 2009/2010 2009
PENGURUSAN HARTA PESAKA 2011/2012 2007/2008 2013/2014 2009/2010 2017/2018 2008/2009 2020/2021 2016/2017 2018/2019 2010/2011 2012/2013
PROBATE AND THE LAW OF SUCCESSION I 2001/2002 1999/2000 2000/2001
PROBATE AND THE LAW OF SUCCESSION II 2001/2002 1999/2000 2000/2001
QURANIC AYAT & HADITH ON LAW I (ARABIC) 2013/2014 2011/2012 2016/2017 2015/2016 2012/2013 2014/2015
QURANIC AYAT & HADITH ON LAW II (ARABIC) 2016/2017 2017/2018
THE LAW OF SUCCESSION 2010/2011 2018/2019 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008
TRANSACTION IN ISLAMIC LAW I 2020/2021
TRANSACTION IN ISLAMIC LAW I (ARABIC) 2020/2021
TRANSACTION IN ISLAMIC LAW II 2008/2009
TRANSACTIONS IN ISLAMIC LAW I 2007/2008 2010/2011
TRANSACTIONS IN ISLAMIC LAW II (ARABIC) 2017/2018
USUL AL FIQH I 2016/2017 2012/2013 2018/2019
USUL AL FIQH I (ARABIC) 2016/2017 2017/2018
USUL AL FIQH I (PRINCIPLES OF ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE I) 2021/2022
USUL AL FIQH II 2009/2010 2013/2014 2019/2020 2008/2009 2010/2011
USUL AL FIQH II (ARABIC) 2018/2019
USUL AL FIQH IV (ARABIC) 2018/2019 2017/2018
USUL AL-FIQH II 2008/2009


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 The Objectives of Shariah in Nomination for the Payment of Takaful Benefits
2009 - 2012 The Issue of Ownership and Hibah of Takaful Benefits
On-Going
2017 - Present Al-`Adl (justice) and Ihsan (benevolent) in Islamic Jurisprudence: A study on the concept of Equity in Islamic Law.
2016 - Present A Study on the Maxim and Its Application in Islamic Banking and Takaful Industries
2016 - Present A Study on the Application of Qawa'id Fiqhiyyah (Islamic Legal Maxims) by the Shari'ah Committee in Approving Islamic Banking and Takaful Products in Malaysia
2016 - Present A Study on the Rules of Priority Applicable to the 'Asabah Heir in the Islamic Inheritance
2014 - Present The Influence of Jahiliyy Custom on Islamic Law of Successdion on the Entitlement of Legal Heirs to the Deceased Muslim Estates
2013 - Present A Study on the Entitlement of the Agnatic Grandfather under Laws of Successions; the Malaysian Law and the Shariah Perspective
2011 - Present A Nominee is a Trustee or Beneficiary? A Study on the Islamic Maxim "Meanings are Taken into Consideration and not the Words" and Its Relevance to the Nomination Concept and Practice in the Administration of a Muslim's Estate in Malaysia (RU 2011)
2011 - Present A Critical Study on bab al-Khiyar on the Book Magni al-Muhtaj (RU 2011)
2008 - Present Studing the Feasibility of Appointing Female Judges in Malaysian Shari'ah Courts from Islamic Jurisprudence Perspective?


Publications


Article

2017 Rangka kerja pengurusan risiko syariah institusi kewangan Islam: Suatu usaha menangani risiko ketidakpatuhan syariah global = Sharia risk management framework for Islamic financial institutions: Its global application in managing sharia non-compliant risk. Kanun : Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia, 29 (2) pp. 99-127
2017 Shariah risk management process for Islamic financial institutions in the context of shariah governance framework 2010. UUM Journal of Legal Studies, 8 () pp. 1-15
2015 A jurisprudential overlap between fatwa, ijtihad, ijma, qiyas, istislah and istihsan: an appraisal. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 10 (2) pp. 341-357
2015 Fatwa verses Modernity within the Philosophical Epistemology of Shari'ah: Striking a Balance between the two. University of Maiduguri Law Journal, 13 (1) pp. 27-41
2015 Shari’ah court and the role of muftīs in the Nigerian Judiciary: mission on reviving the lost glory of its past. Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities, 25 (s) (-) pp. 55-66
2014 A study on the Shariah decision making processes adopted by the Shariah committee in Malaysian Islamic financial institutions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8 (13) pp. 670-675
2014 Role of fatwa in the fight against terrorism: the relevance of the Malaysian fatwa model to the anti-boko haram crusade. GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences, 4 (1) pp. 34-38
2014 The concept of fatwa (Islamic verdict) in Malaysia and the constitutional dilemma: a legislation or legal opinion?. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 4 (3) pp. 11-19
2014 The implementation of Shariah governance framework of 2010: advantages and constraints. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8 (13) pp. 684-687
2014 The role of fatwa (Islamic legal opinion) to Islamic banks and other financial institutions: a myth or reality in the Nigerian and Malaysian contexts? . International Conference on Education and Social Sciences, () pp. 375-389
2012 Is a Nominee a Trustee or a Beneficiary? A Study on the Islamic Legal Maxim “In Contracts Effect is Given to Intention and Meaning and not Words and Forms” and Its Relevance to the Nomination Concept and Practice in the Administration of a Muslim’s Estate in Malaysia.. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) pp. 153-159
2012 The entitlement of the Bayt al-Mal to a muslim praepositus’ estates; an analysis on the right of a Muslim to bequeath without obtaining a consent from the Bayt al-Mal. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies, 4 (1) pp. 269-278
2012 When Halal and Haram meet the Haram prevails?: an analysis of the maxim and its application in contemporary issues. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) pp. 199-205
2012 Wives' right to the government retirement benefit: is it Syariah compliant or subject to fara`id distribution?. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 8 (1) pp. 127-146
2011 Islamic wealth management: is the nominee a trustee or beneficiary? An analysis on the application of the nomination instrument in the disposition of property in Malaysia from the perspective of Islamic law. The Law Review, 4 () pp. 697-708
2011 The implications of ghubn in islamic contracts : an analysis of current practices. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7 (13) pp. 2177-2181
2010 The applicability of the Usul Fiqh principle "Istishab" to the presumption of death of a missing person in Islamic Law of Succession and Malaysian Law . IIUM Law Journal, 18 (2) pp. 321-346
2009 Takaful (Islamic insurance) benefit: ownership and distribution issues in Malaysia . Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, 5 (3) pp. 35-48
2008 Women's rights to succession in unregistered marriages: a reference to the instrument of wasiyyah. IIUM Law Journal, 16 (1) pp. 125-139
Conference or Workshop Item

2018 The objectives of Shariah (Maqasid al-Shariah) in nomination for the payment of family takaful benefits. In: 7th International Conference on Law And Society (ICLAS 7),
2017 ADR mechanisms to resolve potential disputes on the payment of takaful benefits under conditional hibah. In: International Conference on Dispute Resolution 2017 - Modern Trends in Effective Dispute Resolution,
2014 Fatwa versus modernity within the philosophical epistemology of the Qur’an: striking a balance between the two. In: 4the Internatioanl Annual Qur'anic Conference (MuqaddasIV),
2014 Legal framework on Islamic finance in Nigeria: a critical appraisal of Hurdles against the effective shari‘ah governance. In: 5th International Conference on Islamic Jurisprudence in the 21st Centurty (ICIJ2014),
2014 Shari'ah court and the role of muftīs in the Nigerian judiciary: mission on reviving the lost glory of its past. In: International Conference on Law, Order and Criminal Justice 2014,
2014 The concept of Fatwa (Islamic verdict) in Malaysia and the constitutional dilemma: a legislation or legal opinion?. In: Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference (KLIBEL4), Vol. 3,
2014 The Malaysian fatwa framework and its relevance to anti terrorism policy: a critical reflection on the Nigerian "Boko Haram" causes. In: 3rd Annual International Conference on Law, Regulations and Public Policy (LRPP 2014),
2013 Enhancement programmes conducted by Malaysian Islamic banks towards the implementation of Shariah compliance. In: International Conference on Commercial Laws (ICCL 2013) ,
2007 "Runaway Bride”: any right to succession?. In: International Family Law Conference 2007,
Book

2010 Rules of the derivation of laws for reforming the people ( Qawa'id al-ahkam fi islah al-anam). IBFIM, ISBN: 9789834377762
Book Section

2021 Kajian terhadap pencapaian Maqasid al-Shari’ah sistem pewarisan Islam dalam amalan penamaan untuk pembayaran manfaat takaful keluarga. In: Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia & Kulliyyah Undang-undang Ahmad Ibrahim, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-88-5, pp. 571-588
2021 The enfluence of the Arab jahiliyy customary practices over the entitlement of muslim legal heirs to the deceased muslim's estates in Islamic law of succession: a fact or a myth?. In: Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-86-1, pp. 327-341
2021 The enfluence of the Arab jahiliyy customary practices over the entitlement of muslim legal heirs to the deceased muslim's estates in Islamic law of succession: a fact or a myth?. In: Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-86-1, pp. 327-341
2019 The objectives of shariah in nomination for the payment of family takaful benefits. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 33-52
2019 The objectives of sharīʿah in nomination for the payment of family takaful benefits. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 33-52
2018 Hibah dan faraid dalam undang-undang Islam di Malaysia: adakah wujud percanggahan antara kedua-duanya?. In: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP), ISBN: 978-983-49-1372-4, pp. 286-315
2014 Wives' right to the government retirement benefit: is it Syariah compliant or subject to Fara'id distribution?. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 9788183876247, pp. 121-140
2014 Wives' right to the government retirement benefit: is it Syariah compliant or subject to Fara'id distribution?. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 9788183876247, pp. 121-140
2009 Ownership and hibah issues of Takaful benefit. In: IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, ISBN: 9789834456801, pp. 153-174
2009 Ownership and hibah issues of Takaful benefit. In: IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, ISBN: 9789834456801, pp. 153-174