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Theses in Progress

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The following table lists Theses currently in Progress as of September 2019.

Prospective PhD candidates may use this as a guide in selecting Supervisors who have interest in the fields of their proposed thesis.

Area of Research

Title of Thesis

Supervisor(s)

Administrative and Constitutional Law

Constitutional Right of Students to Safe Schools Under Education Laws in Malaysia; An Overview

Dr Tie Fatt Hee

East and West Malaysia - Justice Divided: Bridging The Divide With A Single High Court in Malaysia

Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin and Dr Saroja Dhanapal

Individual Ministerial Responsibility to Public Accounts Committee in Malaysia: A Legal Perspective and The Way Forward

Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin and Dr Saroja Dhanapal

Is There A Hierarchy Within The Articles in The Constitution and Its Effect to The Rights and Lives of Malaysian

Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi

Judicial Independence

Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi and  Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin

Strengthening The Quality of The Judicial System in MalaysiaDeveloping A Legal Framework Towards Enhancing Independence and Diversity of Judicial Appointments in Superior Courts

Dr Saroja Dhanapal and Dr Nadhratul Wardah Hj Salman

The Concept of Power of Pardon in Common Law: A Comparative Analysis From Shariah Perspective

Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi

Constitutional Manoeuvring via 21st Amendment in The Constitution of Pakistan 1973: Cause, Consequences and Remedies

Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Asia - Pacific Region

Associate Professor Dr Tay Pek San

An Analysis of The Efficacy and Application of Mediation in The Construction Industry in Malaysia: A Comparative Perspectives

Professor Dr Choong Yeow Choy

Harmonisation of The Differences in International Arbitration? A Comparative Study On The Legal, Economical and Cultural Divergence

Professor Dr Choong Yeow Choy

Banking Law

An Analytical Discourse On Islamic Banking and Finance Practice Under Relevant Nigerian Laws : Legal Risk Sustainability Issues in Perspective

Dr Sherin Kunhibava

Ethical Banking in Malaysia

Dr Sherin Kunhibava

Rules and Regulations of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Its Practice in The Private Banking Sector in Pakistan.

Dr Sherin Kunhibava

Company Law

Director's Duties Under the Companies Act No 07 of 2007: Moving Ahead

Dr Sherin Kunhibava

Directors' Responsibilities to Creditors

Dr Tie Fatt Hee

Corporate and Securities Law

A Legal and Policy Perspective of Corporate Takeovers in Malaysia

Dr Tie Fatt Hee

Regulating Fintech Via Sandboxes: Comparative Study in the UK, Australia and Malaysia

Dr Sherin Kunhibava

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Analisa Kritikal Undang-Undang Anti-Keganasan Di Malaysia: Kajian Perbandingan

Dr Zulazhar Tahir

Crimes Against The State: A Research On Islamic Legal Perspective

Associate Professor Dr Md Khalil Ruslan

Cyber Theft: Is Hudud Implied

Dr Md Ershadul Karim

Juvenile Justice: A Comparison Between the Laws of Indonesia and Malaysia

Datin Associate Professor Norbani Mohamed Nazeri and Dr Saroja Dhanapal

Legalization of Online Gambling and The Prevention of Organized Crime

Dr Abdul Samad Abdul Ghani

Malaysia Pharmaceutical Industry Responses to Corporate Crime

Dr Abdul Samad Abdul Ghani

Regulatory Enforcement of Medicine in Malaysia: Policy, Law and Practice

Dr Abdul Samad Abdul Ghani

Rights of A Suspect and An Accused Person in Accordance With Criminal Procedural Laws Applicable in The Syariah Courts of Brunei Darussalam

Associate Professor Dr Md Khalil Ruslan and Dr Zulazhar Tahir

The Abolitionist Movement: Death Penalty in Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr Jal Zabdi

The Executive Power in The Implementationof Rehabilitation Process On The Terrorist Detained Under Malaysian Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015: A Review

Dr Zulazhar Tahir

Victimization of Innocent People: A Study in The Indo-Pak Subcontinent

Dr Abdul Samad Abdul Ghani and Datin Associate Professor Norbani Mohamed Nazeri

Forensic Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and DNA Index System Program (CODIS) in The Underwater Crimes Scene Procedures

Dr Jaanah Abdullah

Police Custodial Deaths in Bangladesh: An Overview of Laws Safeguarding Custodial Detainees.

Dr Saroja Dhanapal

Maritime Crimes in Nigerian Waters : Prosecutorial Challenges and Prospects

Datin Professor Dr Mary George

Cyber Law

Digital Evidence: Challenges Towards Its Practicality and Admissibility in The Malaysia's Judiciary

Dr Md Ershadul Karim

Family Law

A Legal Analysis of The Statutory Minimum Age of Marriage Under International, Islamic and Malaysian Laws: Towards The Optimal Protection of Children.

Dr Farah Nini Dusuki and Associate Professor Dr Jal Zabdi

Advancing The Rights of Children in Need of Protection and Rehabilitation in Malaysia: A Socio-Legal Analysis

Dr Farah Nini Dusuki

Children's Right to Privacy: A Critical Analysis of Children's Image and Personal Data Protection Within The Current Legal System in Malaysia and Introducing A Legal Framework to Protect The Best Interest of The Child.

Dr Saroja Dhanapal

Court Advisers For Court For Children in Malaysia: A Critical Analysis of Their Roles and Functions

Associate Professor Dr Jal Zabdi

Custody Issues Between A Non-Muslim and A Muslim: An Analysis of The Controversies Between Civil Courts and Syariah Courts

Associate Professor Dr Jal Zabdi and Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin

Elderly Parents: Legal Protection of Rights to Maintenance in Malaysia

Dr Farah Nini Dusuki and Associate Professor Dr Jal Zabdi

Implementation of Online Dispute Resolution in Family Disputes in Malaysia

Datin Professor Dr Mary George

Social, Healthcare and Legal Policies Governing Children and The Elderly

Dr Usharani Balasingam

The Golden Years: Prevention Programs and Intervention Strategies to Prevent Elderly Abuse in Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr Jal Zabdi

Healthcare Law and Ethics

Regulating Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Malaysia: Selective Reproduction of Saviour Siblings

Associate Professor Dr Tay Pek San and Dr Sharon Kaur Gurmukh Singh

The Pratice, Legal and Ethical Perception of Selective-Non-Treatment of Severely Ill Or Impaired Neonates in Malaysia

Dr Sharon Kaur Gurmukh Singh and Dr Mohammad Firdaus

Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Armed Conflict Under International Humanitarian Law: The Use of Force and States Violations in The Middle East

Datin Professor Dr Mary George

Protection of Children in Times of Armed Conflict: A Comparative Study Between International Humanitarian Law and Islamic Law

Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

Right to Education For Stateless Children in Malaysia : A Comparative Analysis Between Malaysia and The United Kingdom

Dr Tie Fatt Hee and Associate Professor Dr Jal Zabdi

Rights of Bangladeshi Migrant Workers in Malaysia: A Comparative Legal Study of The International Instruments and Domestic Laws

Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin and Dr Saw Tiong Guan

Rights of Documented Migrant Workers in Malaysia: Access to Justice

Dr Saw Tiong Guan

The Right to Know in Iraqi Legal System: Challenges in Building A Democratic Nation

Dr Zalina Abd Halim

Humanitarian Military Intervention: Decisions and Consequences

Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

Information and Communication Technology Law

Asean Economic Community (AEC) - An Assessment On Readiness From The Legal and Regulatory Aspects With Special Focus On Data Protection Issue

Dr Md Ershadul Karim and Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

Combating Cyber Terrorism and Terrorist Use of The Internet: International Law Perspective

Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

Compliance With The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010: A Legal Study

Dr Md Ershadul Karim

Flying From A Protected to Unprotected Country: An Analysis of The Privacy and Personal Data Protection Practices in Maldivian Tourism Industry

Dr Md Ershadul Karim

Legal Protecton of Customers' Confidential Information By Consulting Firm ; A Critical and Comparative Study Between Legislation in Malaysia and Saudi Arabia

Dr Md Ershadul Karim

Personal Data Protection in China, in The Big Era of Big Data

Dr Abdul Samad Abdul Ghani

Protection of Privacy and Personal Data in Bangladesh: A Legal Study Field of Research

Dr Md Ershadul Karim

Intellectual Property Law

Critical Analysis of Copyright Enforcement in Thailand Based On Criminology Theories

Associate Professor Dr Tay Pek San and Dr Ainee Adam

The Evolution of Classical Passing Off Into Extended Passing Off: A Critical In-Depth Review in Selective Jurisdictions

Associate Professor Dr Tay Pek San and Dr Sik Cheng Peng

International Trade Law

International Trade Law -Iran's Accession to The World Trade Organization (WTO)

Dr Tie Fatt Hee and Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

Law On World Trade Organizations

Dr Tie Fatt Hee

Labour and Occupational Safety and Health Laws

Human Rights Violation of Garment Workers in Bangladesh

Datin Professor Dr Mary George

The Parameters of The Right to Be Heard Under The Malaysian Employment Law and The Islamic Concept of Fairness

Associate Professor Dr Tay Pek San

Violence and Workplace Bullying in Relation With Health and Safety

Dr Abdul Samad Abdul Ghani

An Analysis of the Employment Relations in Malaysia from the Relational Contract Perspective.

Dr Tie Fatt Hee

Land Law

Guarded Neighbourhood in Non-Strata Properties in Malaysia : Contemporary Socio-Legal Issues and Solutions

Dr Zalina Abd Halim

The Use of Blockchain in Preventing Fraud: A Legal Perspective in Malaysian Land Registry

Dr Zulazhar Tahir

Legal Education

Evaluation of Clinical Legal Education in Malaysia

Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin

Legal Education A Comparative Study of Pakistan and Malaysia.

Dr Saroja Dhanapal and Dr Usharani Balasingam

Minorities and Indigenous Peoples

Compensation For Compulsory Acquisition of Indigenous Lands in Malaysia

Dr Ramy Bulan

Land Rights of Indigenous People: A Study On Santal Community in Bangladesh

Dr Ramy Bulan

Nuclear Energy  Regulation

Prospects and Challenges of Nuclear Energy in Bangladesh: A Legal Study

Dr Md Ershadul Karim

Public International Law

A Legal Analysis of Fair Trial Under The International Crimes Tribunal

Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

Judicial Lawmaking: A Quantitative Study of Citations At The International Criminal Court

Professor Rajah Rasiah and Datin Professor Dr Mary George

The Legislative Measures and Evaluation of Anti-Dumping With Respect to WTO: A Case Study of Republic of Yemen

Datin Professor Dr Mary George and Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

An Analysis of The Potentials and Limitations of International Legal Protection of Child Soldiers

Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

Environmental Law

Environmental Law in Pakistan: Analysis of Legislative and Institutional Framework

Dr Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani

International Law On The Management and Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes: A Legal Study With Special Reference to ASEAN Member Countries

Dr Sarah Tan Yen Ling

Responsibility of Higher Judiciary in The Enforcement of International Laws to Protect The Environment in Bangladesh: Attainments and Expectations

Datin Professor Dr Mary George

Maritime Law

The Straight Bill of Lading

Dr Faizah Nazri Abdul Rahman

Last Updated: 28/09/2019