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Information Of Syarie Lawyer


State: Johore


  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. Kadi General Chairman

  2. Johore Legal Advisor

  3. Syariah Chief Judge

  4. Chairman of the Registrar

  5. Islamic Religious Council Secretary

Committee Functions

  1. 1. To organise Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice examinations and other necessary matters or incidental to the examinations, including:

    a) to prepare and publish the syllabus for the examinations;

    b) to prepare, evaluate or to check questions and answers of the examinations; and
    c) to award Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice

  2. To admit as Syarie Lawyer for any qualified person

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

( Rule 7 )


Processing Fee

No Payment

Annual Fee for Certificate in Legal Pracice

RM30

Validity Period for Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice

1 year

Eligibility of Syarie Lawyer

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

Renewal Process Guidelines

  1. Copy of Identity Card

  2. Copy of Syariah Certificate in Legal Practice

  3. Payment by money order for RM30.00

Objection Process

  1. The applicant application shall be submitted to the Chairman of the Committee and a copy to Syariah Prosecutor

  2. Where the Syariah Prosecutor intends to object to the application of the applicant, it shall be communicated to the applicant and the Chairman of the Committee within fourteen days after the application is received by the Syariah Prosecutor, a notice of objection shall state the grounds for objection.

  3. When a notice of objection is made, the application shall be set for consideration by the Committee within one week after the notice of objection is received by the Chairman of the Committee and the applicant.

    (Rule 11)

Report Process

  1. Any complaints about the conduct of a Syarie Lawyer professional capacity shall be made to the Committee.

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

( Rule 18 )

Appeal Process

  1. Any person who is dissatisfied with any decision by the Committee may request the Council to revise the decision.

  2. Where the Committee does not make a decision on an application made within two weeks after the notice of objection is received by the Chairman of the Committee and the applicant, the applicant may apply under this Rule as if it had been decided against the application.

  3. Member of the Committee who is also member of the Council may not sit in the Council while the Council is reviewing the decision of the Committee.

( Rule 12 )

Professional Disciplines of Syarie Lawyers

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

  2. Reasonable cause may be shown with evidence that the Syarie Lawyer in Malaysia or elsewhere:

    a) has been convicted or a criminal offence making him ineligible to be its professional member;

    b) has been guilty of dishonest conduct while exercising professional duties or on fraud conduct or conduct that is not appropriate for a Syarie Lawyers;

    c) has been guilty of dishonest conduct while exercising professional duties or on fraud conduct or conduct that is not appropriate for a Syarie Lawyers;

    d) has directly or indirectly obtained or attempted to obtain employment for himself or any other Syarie Lawyer through or with the direction of any person to whom any remuneration for the employment that has been given by him or agreed or promised to do so;

    e) has received an employment in any legal transaction through a person who pulls 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 whose service used by him for trade, business or profession which in the opinion the Committee is not in accordance with the legal profession or the service is used in any trade, business or employment; and

    h) has contravened or failed to comply with any provisions of these rules or any other rules made under the Administration of Islamic Religion Enactment 1978 if in the opinion of the Committee the breach or default requires disciplinary action.

  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.

( Rule 17 )

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