Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah (Prof. Madya Dr.)

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Designation: Dr..
Full Name: Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah
Position: Lecturer
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Room Location: Level 4, Academic II Building
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Teaching & Research Interest

Hospitality and Tourism Law
Family Law
Commercial Law
Consumerism Law



Previous Appointment & Duration of the AppointmentUpdating... {tab=Research Project & Publications} Research Project: Head of Research. The Application of Existing Laws in Malaysia to Control HIV and Dengue Fever Infections (1.8.2004-31.8.2005) funded by Institute of Research, Development & Commercialisation (IRDC), Universiti Teknologi MARA. (RM 5,000) Head of Research. Safety of Guests and Their Property: A Study of the Legal Rights and Liabilities of Innkeepers in West Malaysia in Comparison with the U.K. (1.1.2006-31.7.2007) funded by Institute of Research, Development & Commercialisation (IRDC), Universiti Teknologi MARA. (RM5,000) Co-researcher. Penubuhan Cawangan Institut Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia di Luar Negara, appointed by USM-Institut Penyelidikan Pendidikan Tinggi Negara (IPPTN): Establishment of Malaysian Branch Campuses Overseas (June 2010-May 2011) (RM258,891.00) Head of Research. A Review of the Tourism Industry (Tour Operating Business and Travel Agency Business) Regulations 1992 & Tourism Industry (Tour Operating Business and Travel Agency Business) (Amendment) Regulations 2000.(Law Reform Research Grant, Ministry of Prime Ministry of Prime Minister Department. (June 2011-September 2011) (RM 32,710.00) Head of Research. Review of the ‘Fault’ Principle in Divorce Proceedings under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976. (Law Reform Research Grant, Ministry of Prime Ministry of Prime Minister Department.) (June 2011-September 2011) (RM 32,710.00) Head of Research. “Review of the Tribunal for Consumer Claims under the Consumer Protection Act 1999”. Law Reform Research Grant, Ministry of Prime Ministry of Prime Minister Department.) (15 December 2011-15 April 2012) (RM 34,000) Co-researcher. Revision of Section 34A of the Environmental Quality Act 1974 and Environmental Quality (Prescribed Activities) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Order 1987. (Law Reform Research Grant, Ministry of Prime Ministry of Prime Minister Department. (June 2011-September 2011) (RM 27,000) Co-researcher. Person with Disabilities - A Study of The Legal Rights And Protections Under International Treaty in Comparison with Malaysia. (Excellent Fund, UiTM. 15 June 2011 – 14 June 2012). (RM 5,000) Head of Researcher, “Review of Regulatory Burden on Business Service Sectors: Tourism, Wholesale & Retail and Health Care,” appointed by Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC), Jan 2012-March 2012. (RM 37,500) Co-Researcher: Kajian Hala Tuju Undang-Undang Institusi-Institusi Pengajian Tinggi, Mac 2012-September 2012, appointed by Pengarah Jabatan Pengajian Tinggi, Malaysia. (RM 74,000) Researcher, A Baseline Study for Modernising Business Regulation in Services Liberalisation Sector, appointed by Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC), 1 May 2012- 31 August 2012. (RM 18,000) Head of Researcher, “The Suitability of Hybrid Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Methods in Courts and Tribunals, Exploratory Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education, July 2012-June 2014. (RM 50,000) Publications: Exclusive Author, General Principles of Malaysian Law (With Special Reference to the Travel and Tourism Industry)(2002, UPENA, Universiti Teknologi MARA) (ISBN: 9679581438); Exclusive Author, Hotel & Catering Law in Malaysia (2002,UPENA) (ISBN: 967958142X); Exclusive Author, Business Law in Malaysia (2003, UPENA) (ISBN: 9679581403); Exclusive Author, Business Law in Malaysia: Questions &Answers (2004, UPENA) (ISBN: 9679581527); Exclusive Author, Hotel & Catering Law in Malaysia: Questions & Answers (2004, UPENA) (ISBN: 9679581519); Exclusive Author, Conversion to Islam—Effect on Status of Marriages and Ancillary Reliefs (2004, International Law Book Services) (ISBN: 967-89-1488-3) Exclusive Author, Q&A on Malaysian Courts, Statutes, Cases & Criminal Law, Tort and Contract (2004, International Law Book Services) (ISBN: 967-89-1522-7) Exclusive Author, Family Law for Non-Muslims in Malaysia (2006, International Law Book Services) (ISBN: 967-89-1649-5) Exclusive Author, Rights and Liabilities of Holiday Makers and Holiday Providers (International Law Book Services, 2008) (Foreword by Minister of Tourism, YB Dato’ Azalina Dato’ Othman Said) Exclusive Author, Undang-Undang Rumah–rumah Penginapan (2009, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka) (Foreword by the President of Hotel Association of Malaysia) Exclusive Author, Malaysian Courts, Statutes, Cases & Criminal Law, Tort and Contract (with questions and suggested answers) (Revised edition) (2007, International Law Book Services) (ISBN: 978-967-89-1847-3) Exclusive Author, Tourism Laws and Policies in Malaysia (submitted to UPENA on January 2011)(Foreword by Minister of Tourism) Exclusive Author, Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976: Cases and Materials (Sweet and Maxwell, 2013) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, Criminalisation of the Transmission of HIV/AIDS in Malaysia: A Comparative Analysis between the Malaysian Penal Code and English Offences Against the Person Act 1861 – to be published by the UiTM Law Journal 2007. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, “An Analysis of the Law and Practice in the Control of Dengue in Malaysia” (an article contributed and accepted for the compilation of the book Ethics, Medicine and the Law: Theories and Contemporary Issues.” (initiated by Medical Law and Ethics Department, AIKOL, IIUM to be published by International Law Book Services, ILBS) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, “Parents’ Obligation Towards Maintenance of Children in Tertiary Education: An Overview of the Islamic Law and Family Laws in Malaysia in Comparison with UK” [2006] 5 MLJ cvi-cxix. (ISSN: 0025-1283) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, The Endless Debate on Liability of the Innkeepers Over Lost of Guests Property: A Comparative Analysis of the Victorian and Malaysian Legal Perspective [2007] 3 MLJ c1xxxvi-cxcvi. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, “Liabilities of Innkeepers for the Lost of Guests’ Property: Addressing the Legal Position in West and East Malaysia through the Malaysian Common Law” in Selected Articles on Syariah and Common Law Issues 2007. (to be published by Faculty of Syariah and Law of the Islamic Science University Malaysia, formerly known as Kolej University Islam Malaysia (KUIM)) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, “The Safety of Guests’ Property: The UK and Malaysia Compared”, International Travel Law Journal, published by University of Northumbria, New Castle [2007] ITLJ 101-115. (ISSN: 1353-5110) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, “Muslim Convert Spouse vs Non-Convert Spouse: The Conflict Continues” [2007] LR 294-304. (ISSN: 1985-0891) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, The Religion of the Child in Cases of One Parent’s Conversion to Islam [2007] LR 653-663. (ISSN: 1985-0891) Ramzyzan Ramly and Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, “Passengers With Disabilities in Commercial Air Carriers: A Comparative Approach of The Laws and Practices in Malaysia, UK and USA.” Malaysian Journal of Consumer and Family Education (MAJCAFE) vol 10, 2007, 40-47. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, ‘Delay Terms’ in Airlines’ Contracts: A Comparison between U.K. and Malaysia, International Travel Law Journal, published by University of Northumbria, New Castle [2008] ITLJ. (1st issue) (ISSN: 1353-5110) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, Preservations of Historical Buildings: An Analysis of the Laws in Malaysia, The Law Review 2008(4). (ISSN: 1985-0891) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, Addressing Legal Issues in the Globalisation of Ecotourism in Malaysia, Asean Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, Volume 7, No.1, 2008. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah & Ramzyzan Ramly. (2009) Discrimination: Bad Luck for Disabled Airlines Passenger in Malaysia? Malayan Law Journal 4, xxiii-xxxiii. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah. (2009). H1N1: Are the Hoteliers Ready in the Fight against Negligence Claims? Suara TEAM 1(4), 5. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah. (2009). The Concept of Obedience Towards the Environmental Laws in Tourism Sites: The Malaysian Experience. Malayan Law Journal 3, 1xxvi-xci. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah. (2009) Islam as the religion of the Federation: Interpretation of Article 3 from the Perspective of Legal Philosophy [2009] Law Review 414-427. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah. (2009). Legal Issues, Policies and Challenges of Medical Tourism in Malaysia. (paper submitted to the Malayan Law Journal) Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah. (2009). Influenza A (H1N1): Strategies and Legal Responsibilities of Hoteliers, Air Carries, Travel Agents and Tour Operators. [2009] 5 MLJ lvi; [2009] 5 MLJA 56. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, “Your Flight is Upgraded”, Suara TEAM, Volume 3, Issue 1, page 2. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah, Book Review: Panduan Akta Membaharui Undang-Undang Perkahwinan and Perceraian 1976 (Akta 164) (Edisi Kedua) by Shamsuddin Suhor, Kanun Jurnal Undang-Undang Malaysia, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 23 KANUN (2) (2011). {/tabs

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