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Zuraini Binti Ab Hamid

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (LAW) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Comparative Laws - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Legal Legislative Bachelor - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Zuraini Binti Ab Hamid (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS

Other's position:

Deputy Director, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws


zurainihamid@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Zuraini Ab. Hamid is a lecturer at Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia. She is the author of the book Criminal Advocacy: A Student's Guide (2020), Human Trafficking in Malaysia (2017) and Anti-Human Trafficking Laws in Malaysia (2017), as well as numerous articles, which have been published in national and international journals. She is actively involved in research related to human trafficking, international issues, and transnational organised crimes where she is working under few research grants as principal and co-researcher. Her main research interests are criminal law, national security and international law. She is recognised as subject matter expert and qualified expert witness for human trafficking by U.S Department of Justice. Dr. Zuraini was formerly a Deputy Public Prosecutor at Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia where she was entrusted to conduct criminal cases at lower and high courts in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. She is also responsible for giving legal advice to public authority, government agencies and enforcement bodies. Other working experience includes Shariah Executive at Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad. There, she was responsible in Shariah product research, participating in Shariah Advisory Committee meeting and conducting in-house training for the staff.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Human Rights
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Law of Procedures
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Criminal Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law Enforcement ~ Evidence and Procedure
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Legal Practice and Ethics


Professional Membership


  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime Member), Inns of Court
  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Malaysian Consumer and Family Economic Association (MACFEA)
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Committee Member), Legal Aid Services
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Legal Consultant), Legal Aid Services
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Subject Matter Expert/ Expert Witness), Human Trafficking Expert Bureau


Teaching Responsibilities


CRIMINAL LAW I 2016/2017 2015/2016
CRIMINAL LAW II 2015/2016 2017/2018
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE I 2017/2018 2018/2019
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE II 2017/2018 2015/2016 2018/2019 2019/2020 2016/2017 2020/2021
CRIMINAL TRIAL ADVOCACY 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2018 Formulation of A Legal Framework for a Comprehensive Protection of Human Trafficking Victims in Malaysia
2017 - 2017 Malaysia's Accession to the Hague Children's Conventions: The Feasibility Analysis
2016 - 2017 Restorative Justice in the Offence of Theft: Direct Accountability to the Victim
2016 - 2019 Workers' Rights to Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Industry in Malaysia: A Reform Oriented Analysis
2016 - 2017 Fundamental Framework for Strengthening Human Trafficking Victims' Rights in Malaysia
On-Going
2020 - Present Impacts of Climate Change and Environmental Degradation on Children in Malaysia and Assessment of Child-Sensitivity of Current Adaptation and Mitigation Policies
2019 - Present Formulating legal framework on refugee status in protecting sovereignty and security of Malaysia
2019 - Present To study and analyse the compatibility of Malaysian laws with the international convention for the protection of all persons from enforced disappearance (CED)
2018 - Present Legal Framework Governing Climate Change in Malaysia
2018 - Present Establishing The Legal Framework For Family Group Conference To Resolve School Bullying In Malaysia.
2016 - Present The Role of The Foot of The Continental Slope in Delimiting the Continental Shelf: An Analysis Based on State Practice
- Contribution of Tan Sri Harun M. Hashim in the Legal Development in Malaysia


Publications


Article

2021 Golongan antivaksin boleh didakwa. Astro Awani, () pp.
2021 The position of unsoundness of mind, mentally challenged and deaf-mute witness. Malayan Law Journal, 1 () pp. lxi-lxxi
2021 Tindakan lebih proaktif bagi menangani jenayah pemerdagangan manusia. MalaysiaGazette.com, 10 July 2021 () pp.
2020 Buli dalam kalangan pelajar sekolah: persidangan kumpulan keluarga sebagai alternatif kepada hukuman. Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia, 32 (2) pp. 275-296
2020 Gaji Kecil bukan alasan menghalalkan rasuah. MalaysiaGazette, () pp.
2020 Hati-hati sewa rumah kepada warga asing. MalaysiaGazette, () pp.
2020 Hina fizikal orang lain boleh dipenjara. Sinar Harian, () pp.
2020 Kembiri langkah tegas tangani bahaya Pedofilia. Berita Harian, () pp.
2020 Lodge police report when you see child abuse, pleads academic. Free Malaysia Today, 25 July 2020 () pp.
2020 Peminta, penerima, pemberi rasuah berdepan tindakan undang-undang. MalaysiaGazette, () pp.
2020 Penjara 20 tahun tidak cukup berat. Sinar Harian, () pp.
2020 Rangka undang-undang khas urus pendatang. Berita Harian, () pp.
2020 The role of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in protecting refugees in Malaysia. International Journal For Studies On Children, Women, The Elderly and Persons with Disabilities, 11 (Oct) pp. 92-97
2019 Constitutional principles in relation to the rights of migrant workers to social security in Malaysia: adopting the human rights approach. International Journal of Asian Social Science, 9 (10) pp. 508-515
2019 Memperkasakan perlindungan mangsa pemerdagangan manusia di Malaysia = Empowering protection of human trafficking victim in Malaysia. Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia, 31 (1) pp. 105-120
2019 Monetary compensation for unfair dismissal: a comparative study in the United Kingdom and Malaysia. IIUM Law Journal, 27 (2) pp. 447-468
2019 Pampasan kewangan dalam kes pembuangan kerja secara tidak adil: pelaksanaan mahkamah perusahaan di Malaysia = Awarding of monetary compensation for unfair dismissal cases: implementation by the industrial court of Malaysia. Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia, 31 (2) pp. 251-269
2018 Challenges encountered by Malaysian prosecutors in human trafficking. International Journal of Asian Social Science, 8 (1) pp. 21-27
2018 Keadilan restoratif di bawah resolusi pertubuhan bangsa-bangsa bersatu: hak tertuduh dan hak mangsa jenayah. KANUN: Jurnal Undang-Undang Malaysia, 30 (1) pp. 41-64
2018 Rights of migrant workers under Malaysian employment law. Journal of East Asia and International Law, 11 (2) pp. 359-374
2018 The protection of human trafficking victims by the enforcement bodies in Malaysia. International Journal of Asian Social Science, 8 (7) pp. 367-372
2017 Enhancing plea bargaining process through mediation. International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences (IJASOS), III (7) pp. 306-312
2017 Limitations of Social Security Laws and Policies vis-a-vis migrant workers in Malaysia. Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, 44 (2) pp. 21-44
2017 Restorative justice as an alternative criminal dispute resolution for the offence of theft. International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences, III (7) pp. 300-305
2017 Stopping human trafficking. New Straits Times, () pp. 1-2
2017 The effectiveness of trafficking in persons report in combatting human trafficking. International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences, 3 (7) pp. 293-299
2016 Incorporating the United Nations protocol on trafficking in persons in the Malaysian legal framework. IIUM Law Journal, 24 (2) pp. 377-396
2016 The effectiveness of anti-human trafficking laws in Malaysia: with reference to Australia. Malayan Law Journal, 6 () pp. 1-6
2014 Human trafficking from Shari'ah perpective. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 10 (2) pp. 263-284
2013 Human trafficking: the international, Malaysian legal framework and Shariah perspectives. IIUM Law Journal, 21 (2) pp. 287-307
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Human trafficking: law & challenges. In: Roundatable discussion on human trafficking,
2021 Legalising refugee status on protecting the security of Malaysia. In: International Conference on Family Law, Family Justice and Maqasid Al-Shariah (ICFL 2021)),
2021 Penderaan kanak-kanak. In: Seminar Keluarga Islam Nasional Harmoni’21 (SAKINAH’21),
2021 Roundtable discussion: the role of prosecuting officer in human trafficking case. In: ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION,
2021 Saksi pemerdagangan manusia yang dituduh di mahkamah bagi kesalahan jenayah. In: Sesi Perbincangan Berkaitan Laporan Saksi Pemerdagangan Manusia Yang Dituduh Di Mahkamah Bagi Kesalahan Jenayah,
2020 Advocacy in criminal trial. In: Seminar Bagi Pelatih Kursus Lanjutan Penyiasatan dan Pendakwaan Undang-undang,
2020 Advokasi dalam perbicaraan jenayah: bahagian 2. In: Seminar advokasi dalam perbicaraan jenayah,
2020 Analysis of impacts of climate change and environmental degradation on children in Malaysia and assessment of child-sensitivity of current adaption and mitigation policies: legal perspective. In: Researchers meeting and conference: Presentation of result,
2020 Anggapan dalam kes kriminal. In: Kursus Lanjutan Penyiasatan dan Pendakwaan Undang-undang,
2020 Assessment of policies & legal framework climate change and environmental degradation on children in Malaysia and assessment of child and mitigation policies. In: Project Partners Meeting and Conference: Presentation of Results on “Climate Change and Environmental Degradation on Children in Malaysia and Assessment of Child and Mitigation Policies” [Webinar],
2020 Choosing your career. In: Choosing your career,
2020 Issues and gap within the legal framework on environment and climate change. In: Workshop on the Analysis of Impacts Of Climate Change And Environmental Degradation On Children In Malaysia And Assessment Of Child-Sensitivity Of Current Adaptation And Mitigation Policies: Legal Perspective,
2020 Issues and gap within the legal framework on public health and child law. In: Workshop on the Analysis of Impacts Of Climate Change And Environmental Degradation On Children In Malaysia And Assessment Of Child-Sensitivity Of Current Adaptation And Mitigation Policies: Legal Perspective,,
2020 Kebolehterimaan kenyataan tertuduh dibawah seksyen 27 akta keterangan 1950. In: Seminar undang-undang untuk penguatkuasa kesihatan KKM,
2020 Kemahiran merekod siasatan. In: Kursus Lanjutan Penyiasatan dan Pendakwaan Undang-Undang,
2020 Kenyataan oleh orang yang tidak boleh dipanggil sebagai saksi. In: Kursus Lanjutan Penyiasatan dan Pendakwaan Undang-Undang,
2020 Legal research methodology. In: Kursus Lanjutan Penyiasatan dan Pendakwaan Undang-undang,
2020 Sejarah Akta Keterangan 1950. In: Kursus Lanjutan Penyiasatan dan Pendakwaan Undang-undang,
2020 Sembang-sembang: amatur terbit buku. FB Live. In: Sembang-sembang: amatur terbit buku,
2020 The role of the United Nations convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD) in protecting refugees in Malaysia. In: The 11th Putrajaya International Conference On Children, Women, Elderly And Persons With Disabilities 2020,
2019 Evaluating current practices of disaster management under environmental law towards sustainable development. In: 2019 International Conference on Climate Change, Disaster Management and Environmental Sustainability.,
2019 Penguatkuasaan undang-undang kesalahan seksual terhadap kanak-kanak. In: Seminar Mengenal Pasti Strategi Menangani Isu Pedofilia Kanak-Kanak,
2019 Stopping human trafficking in Malaysia: towards tier 1 ranking of the tip report. In: The Expert And Witness Training Program,
2018 The protection of human trafficking victims in Malaysia. In: Seminar 2018: Contemporary Challenges Relating to Human Mobility: Policy and Law,
2017 Enhancing plea bargaining process through mediation. In: 4th International Conference on Education and Social Sciences (INTCESS 2017),
2017 Methods of resolving criminal dispute without a trial: Options for an accused. In: International Conference on Dispute Resolution 2017 - Modern Trends in Effective Dispute Resolution,
2017 Restorative justice as an alternative criminal dispute resolution for the offence of theft. In: 4th International Conference on Education and Social Sciences (INTCESS 2017),
2017 Restorative justice as an alternative criminal dispute resolution for the offence of theft. In: 4th International Conference on Education and Social Sciences,
2017 The challenges faced by the enforcement bodies in Malaysia on human trafficking. In: 4th International Conference on Education and Social Sciences,
2017 The effectiveness of trafficking in persons report in combatting human trafficking. In: 4th International Conference on Education and Social Sciences,
2016 Memperkasakan hak mangsa pemerdagangan manusia di Malaysia. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Hak Asasi Manusia Kajian Pembangunan Pelan Tindakan Hak Asasi Manusia Kebangsaan (NHRAP),
2015 Prevention of human trafficking: a study on Malaysia’s anti-trafficking in persons and anti-smuggling of Migrants Act 2007. In: 2nd International Conference on Education and Social Sciences (INTCESS'2015),
2014 Domesticating international legal instruments in Malaysia: the challenges and prospects relating to anti human trafficking law. In: International Conference on Law, Policy and Social Justice (ICLAPS 2014),
Book

2020 Criminal trial advocacy : A student guide. Harun M. Hashim Law Centre, ISBN: 9789834476342
2018 Human trafficking in Malaysia. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-786-6
2017 Anti-human trafficking laws in Malaysia. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-785-9
2017 Human trafficking in Malaysia. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-786-6
Book Section

2021 Analysis of the protection of children's health under the framework of environmental and child law. In: Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia & AIKOL, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-87-8, pp. 69-87
2021 Analysis of the protection of children's health under the framework of environmental and child law. In: Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia & AIKOL, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-87-8, pp. 69-87
2021 Legalising refugee status whilst protecting the security of Malaysia. In: Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia & AIKOL, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-87-8, pp. 207-204
2021 Legalising refugee status whilst protecting the security of Malaysia. In: Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia & AIKOL, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-87-8, pp. 207-204