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Information Of Syarie Lawyer


State: Federal Territory


  1. Committee of Syarie Lawyers
    • Committee Memberships
    • Committee Functions
  2. Application Process for Appointment of Syarie Lawyers
    • Supporting Documents
    • Processing Fee
    • Annual Fee for Certificate in Legal Practice
    • Validity Period for Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice
  3. Eligibility of Syarie Lawyers
  4. Renewal Process
    • Renewal Process Guidelines
  5. Objection Process Against Appointment of Syarie Lawyers
  6. Complaint Process Against Conduct of Syarie Lawyers
  7. Appeal Process by Syarie Lawyers
  8. Professional Disciplines of Syarie Lawyers


Committee Memberships

  1. Syariah Chief Judge - Chairman;

  2. Attorney General or his representative;

  3. Syariah Chief Prosecutor;

  4. Two other persons appointed by the Council; and

  5. Registrar

Committee Functions

  1. To organise Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice examinations and all other matters for or incidental to the examinations, including:
    a) to prepare and publish the syllabus for the examinations;
    b) to set the dates of examinations;
    c) to prepare or evaluate question papers and to mark answer scripts;
    d) to provide examination papers

  2. To admit Syarie Lawyers; and

  3. To perform any function or other duties as directed by the Council.


Processing Fee

RM10.00

Annual Fee for Certificate in Legal Practice

RM100.00

Validity Period for Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice

Each Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice is valid for one year from the date of issue


Eligibility of Syariah Lawyer

  • Muslim
  • Malaysia Citizen
  • Aged 21 years
  • Academically Qualified
  • Not a bankrupt
  • No Syariah or Civil criminal offence


4. Renewal Process
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Renewal Process Guidelines

Each Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice is renewable when the Committee is satisfied that the applicant has paid a fee of RM 100.00 and complied with the requirements of the rules.


Objection Process

Any objection regarding application or acceptance of a person as Syariah Lawyer shall be submitted in writing to the Chairman of the Committee together with the grounds of objection.


Complaint Process

  1. Any complaint against the behaviour of any Syariah Lawyer on his professional conduct shall be made to the Committee.

  2. The Syariah Court or Syariah Chief Prosecutor may at any time refer to the Committee for any information that affects the behaviour of a Syariah Lawyer on his professional conduct.

Appeal Process

An appeal against any order made by the Committee in respect of an application or complaint under these rules shall be made to the Council either on the will of the applicant or the Syariah Lawyer to whom the complaint was made against be made within one month from the date of the order and the decision by the Council is final.

Professional Disciplines of Syarie Lawyers

  1. Syarie Lawyers shall be subject to the control of the Committee and may, upon reasonable cause shown, be reprimanded, suspended or removed from the Register.

  2. Reasonable cause may be shown with evidence that the Syariah Lawyer:
    a) has been convicted of criminal offence;
    b) has committed criminal breach of trust in carrying out his professional duties or fraud conduct or other conduct that is not becoming to a Syariah Lawyer;
    c) has given, promised or offered any person whether for the benefit of the person or any other person, any gratification as an inducement to or reward for a job in any legal business for himself or any other Syariah Lawyer;
    d) has directly or indirectly obtained or attempted to obtain employment for himself or any other Syariah Lawyer through or the direction of any person to whom any remuneration for the employment has been given by him or agreed or promised to do so;
    e) has received a job in any legal matters in an exciting
    subscription;
    f) has allowed any clerk or any other person who is not authorised to operate or run legal business in his name while the clerk or the other person who is not authorised is not under the control of the principal to ensure that he does not act without proper supervision;
    g) run by himself or through any other person working with him any trade, business or profession which in the opinion the Committee is not in accordance with his position as a Syariah Lawyer;
    h) has contravened or failed to comply with any provisions of these rules or any other rules made under the Act if in the opinion of the Committee the breach or default requires disciplinary action.

  3. 3. In any proceedings under this rule the Committee may, in addition to the facts of the case, take into account the conduct and the character of the person concerned in the past to determine what kind of order should be issued.

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