Prof. Dr. Rusniah Bt Ahmad  

Law,
UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies,
Universiti Utara Malaysia.

rusniah@uum.edu.my 04-9288054 Name in APA format : Ahmad, Rusniah

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

1 2005, PhD Undang-undang, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
2 1991, Masters UNDAND-UNDANG, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
3 , Bachelor Degree UNDANG-UNDANG, , Universiti Malaya

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

1 Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, uum, 2016, Universiti
2 Pingat Perkhidmatan Setia (PPS), Yang Mulia Tuanku Puteri Intan Shafinaz bt Tuanku Sultan Abdul Halim, 2015, Universiti
3 Bintang Cemerlang Kedah (BCK), Dulit Yang Maha Mulia Tuanku Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah, 2011, Kebangsaan

OVERVIEW

Associate Professor Dr. Rusniah Ahmad graduated with a PhD (law) University of Manchester, United Kingdom in 2005 and has expertise in the areas of Constitutional law, Administrative law, Human Rights Law, jurisprudence, Law and ethics. She started her service with UUM since 1991 and currently holds the post as Associate Professor and researcher at the School of Law, UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). She is an active member in university level committees, administrative and is actively involved in various research projects. She is also a committed lecturer in teaching and learning including supervising post graduate students (masters and Ph.D)

RESEARCH AREA


AREA OF EXPERTISE

Drug Law
Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence
Human Rights Law, Whistleblowing

ARTICLE IN ACADEMIC JOURNAL

1 Ahmad, Rusniah (2014). Making a Case for the Domestication of CEDAW in Nigeria: Empirically and conceptually Justified.. Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization. 22(ISSN 2224-3240), 2224 - 3259.
2 Ahmad, Rusniah, & Wahab, H.A. (2014). Making a Case for the Domestication of CEDAW in Nigeria: Empirically and Conceptually Justified. Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization. 22(-), 43 - 58.
3 Abd. Aziz, A.S., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2014). URUSAN YANG WAJAR SEBAGAI SUATU DALIHAN DALAM PERMASALAHAN HAK CIPTA DAN KEBEBASAN BERSUARA. Legal Network Series (LNS). 1(), 1 - 14.
4 Ahmad, Rusniah, MOHD NA'EIM AJIS, & Awang, S. (2014). Permasalahan Pendatang Asing Tanpa Izin di Malaysia dari aspek sosial dan perundangan. Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia. 26(2), 173 - 191.
5 Ahmad, N., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2014). The Grundnorm Theory of Law and Islamic Jurisprudence: Comparison and Contrast. Journal of Islamic Law and Culture. Volume 17(1), 52 - 58.
6 Abd. Aziz, A.S., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2014). PERKONGSIAN FAIL DAN PERKONGSIAN LAMAN DALAM PERMASALAHAN PELANGGARAN HAK CIPTA DAN KEBEBASAN BERSUARA. Legal Network Series (LNS). A(), 1 - 16.
7 Ahmad, Rusniah (2014). Fundamental Principle of International Human rights Law: Basis for the right to life of the Unborn child. UUM JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES. 5(), 143 - 167.
8 Ahmad, Rusniah (2009). Keistimewaan Parlimen dan Hak Kebebasan Bersuara: Peranan Wakil Rakyat di Parlimen . Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia. Journal Kanun 21 (4) Disember 2009(), 1 - 9.
9 Ahmad, Rusniah (2010). The Icj Opinion on Kosovo: Symphony or Cacophony?. Indian Journal of International Law. 50(4), 546 - 559.
10 Ahmad, Rusniah (2010). Secession: New Trends and Practice after the Cold War. Soochow Law Journal . VII(2), 1 - 36.
11 Ahmad, Rusniah (2008). Konvensyen Perlembagaan: Aplikasi dan Kesan Perlanggarannya. Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia. 1(), 1 - 11.
12 Ahmad, Rusniah, & Megat Latif, H.H. (2007). Kepekaan terhadap hak-hak kebebasan asasi di Malaysia : Realiti semasa dan antarabangsa. Juris Et De Jure. 1(), 85 - 97.
13 Abd. Aziz, A.S., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2015). Undang-undang Hak Cipta dan Perlembagaan Persekutuan. Legal Network Series (LNS). 1(), 1 - 22.
14 Abd. Aziz, A.S., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2015). SEKATAN KEPADA TANGGUNGAN ISP MENURUT AKTA HAKCIPTA 1987. Malayan Law Journal . 5(), 1 - 11.
15 A. Rahman, A., Mohd. Shariff, R.N., NO_INITIAL, AZRAE, A. N., NO_INITIAL, Ahmad, Rusniah, & Khalil, S. (2011). Undang-Undang Penagih Dadah 1983 (Rawatan dan Pemulihan)(Pindaan) 1998: Analisa Terma ‘Penagih’ dan ‘Ketagihan’. Jurnal Antidadah Malaysia. 7(1), 15 - 37.
16 A. Rahman, A., Mohd. Shariff, R.N., NO_INITIAL, AZRAE, A. N., NO_INITIAL, Ahmad, Rusniah, & Khalil, S. (2011). Undang-Undang Rawatan dan Pemulihan Dadah dari Sudut Pandangan Global: Suatu Perbandingan. Jurnal Antidadah Malaysia. 6(2), 1 - 45.
17 Abd. Aziz, A.S., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2016). PERANAN ISP DALAM ISU PELANGGARAN HAK CIPTA DAN KEBEBASAN BERSUARA DI INTERNET. Current Law Journal. 6(), 1 - 12.
18 Ahmad, Rusniah (2016). Implementation of Protection and indemnity For Indonesian Ship: A Compliance to Common Law System. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 14(4), 45 - 65.
19 Ahmad, Rusniah (2016). Liability of Sea Carrier in the Regulation of Ship Collision under Indonesian Maritime Law. International Journal of Current Research. 1(), 1 - 10.
20 Ahmad, Rusniah, & Halim, R. (2017). Syariah Regional regulations in Aceh and Banjar: An aspect of religious freedom. Journal of Advanced Research in Social and Behavioural Sciences . 6(1), 68 - 80.
21 Ahmad, Rusniah (2017). CONFLICT OF LAWS IN MALAYSIAN PLURALISTIC SOCIETY: AN EXAMPLE OF ANTINOMY OF LAW IN A DUAL SYSTEM.. SAMPURASUN INTERDICIPLINARY STUDIES FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE. VOL 2(NO 2), 1 - 10.
22 Mohd. Anuar, H., Mohamed, M., Mohd Ali, A.N., Bidin, M.F., Abdul Rahman, R., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2016). SUHAKAM's Recommendation & Its Application in the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012. UUM JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES. 7(1), 119 - 128.
23 Romli, F., Md. Dahlan, N.H., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2016). Doctrine of Condonation: Challenges in the Management of Disciplinary Cases in Public University. . UUM JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES. 7(), 130 - 139.
24 Romli, F., Md. Dahlan, N.H., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2017). Doctrine of Condonation: Challenges in the Management of Disciplinary Cases In Public University. UUM Journal of Legal Studies. 7(2016), 130 - 139.
25 Ahmad, Rusniah (2018). Strengthening the Role of Government in Resolving Fraud and Disputes of the Flat Management. Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences. 3(75)(1), 12 - 23.
26 Ahmad, Rusniah, & Mohd Noor, F. (2018). Consumer Legal Protection against Housing Developers: An Examination of Sale and Purchase of Flats Before Commencement of Construction Process. Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences. 5(11)(2), 1 - 22.
27 Halim, R., Ahmad, Rusniah, Abdul Rahman, R., & Romli, F. (2018). HAK UNTUK MEMILIH AGAMA ANUTAN MENURUT PERSPEKTIF AGAMA- AGAMA DI MALAYSIA. International Journal of Law, Government and Communication (IJLGC). 3(13), 206 - 217.
28 Abdul Rahman, R., Romli, F., Halim, R., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2018). Differences in Malaysian States' Syariah Court Jurisdiction Relating to the Issue of Renouncing Islam. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LAW, GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNICATION. 3(13), 254 - 262.
29 Mohd. Anuar, H., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2019). A Chronology to the claims and right on self determination based on Iraqi Kurdistan's experience. International Research Journal of Commerce and Law. 06(01), 1 - 8.
30 Ahmad, Rusniah, Abdul Rahman, R., & Mohd. Anuar, H. (2018). Organizational Whistleblowing Policy as A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative: Employees’ Perspectives of Moral and Religious Considerations . The Journal of Social Sciences Research. 6(1), 266 - 270.
31 Mohd. Anuar, H., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2019). Referendum as a legal tools for achieving self-determination: The case of kurdistan region, Iraq. The International Journal of Humanities and Social sciences. 7(4), 21 - 29.
32 Mohd. Anuar, H., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2019). An appraisal of the legality of the referendum: A study of Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical & Control Systems. 11(07), 1013 - 1017.
33 Ahmad, Rusniah (2013). AFRICAN TRADITIONAL VALUES AND THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE FOR WOMEN; A CONFLICT RESOLVED. International Journal of Engineering & Technology. III(1), 1 - 4.
34 Mohd Sani, M.A., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2011). democracy as a global determinant factor to legitimate governance and self-determination. Biu Law Journal . 1(1), 57 - 88.

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDING

1 Romli, F., Md. Dahlan, N.H., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2013). Kuasa dan Autoriti Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Awam Menurut Undang-undang: Isu dan Prospek. 7th UUM International Legal Conference 2013. One(), 00 - 00.
2 Mohamed, M., Mohd. Anuar, H., Azmi, A.M., Bidin, M.F., Ahmad, Rusniah, Mohd Ali, A.N., & Abdul Rahman, R. (2014). RIGHT TO ASSEMBLE PEACEFULLY UNDER ARTICLE 10 OF THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION. RIGHT TO ASSEMBLE PEACEFULLY UNDER ARTICLE 10 OF THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION. 00(), 00 - 00.
3 Abd. Aziz, A.S., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2015). Copyright Protection over the Internet: Is it Restrictions to Freedom of Expression?. Proceeding 8th UUM International Legal Conference 2015. 1(), 294 - 298.
4 Ahmad, Rusniah (2012). Constitutional Interpretation and its effect on fundamental liberties of citizen. Constitutional Interpretation and its effect on the Fundamental Liberties of Citizen. 1(1), 1 - 8.
5 Romli, F., Md. Dahlan, N.H., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2015). Doctrine of condonation: Challenges in the management of disciplinary cases in public university . Proceeding 8th UUM International Legal Conference 2015. 1(8), 1 - 10.
6 Yeon, A.L., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2012). WHISTLE BLOWING AND UNFAIR DISMISSAL. Proceeding of 2012 Tuanku Ja'afar Conference and Workshop on Academic Entrepreneursh and University Start - UPS. (), 1 - 25.
7 Yeon, A.L., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2012). RIGHT TO DIGNITY IN EMPLOYMENT UNDER THE MALAYSIAN FEDERAL CONSTITUTION. Proceeding of Social Sciences Postgraduate National Seminar. (), 68 - 83.
8 Mohd. Anuar, H., Mohamed, M., Mohd Ali, A.N., Abdul Rahman, R., Bidin, M.F., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2015). Peaceful Assembly Act 2012: A comparison with SUHAKAM's recommendations. Proceeding 8th UUM International Legal Conference 2015. 0(), 268 - 272.
9 Ahmad, Rusniah, Mohd Noor, N.A., & Abd. Aziz, A.S. (2016). Kawalan Undang-undang Terhadap Penyalahgunaan Media Sosial di Malaysia. Proceeding of The International Conference on Government & Public Affairs 2016 (ICOGPA2016) ISBN 978-983-44661-7-6 © 2016 ICOGPA2016. 1(1), 00 - 00.
10 Ahmad, Rusniah, Abd. Aziz, A.S., & Mohd Noor, N.A. (2018). Sections 211 And 233 Of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998: Legal Ramifications of a Malaysian Netizen.. The European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences. LII(), 834 - 840.
11 Md. Ismail, C.T., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2018). The Responsibility Of Housing Developers In Giving Misleading Information In Jambi City . The European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences EPSBS. LII(), 114 - 125.
12 Ahmad, Rusniah, & Yeon, A.L. (2013). Gender Equality in Employment under the Malaysian Federal Constitution. The 7th UUM International Legal Conference 2013: 'Discovering New Frontiers of Law' Proceeding. 1(), 625 - 633.
13 Ahmad, Rusniah, & Wahab, H.A. (2013). Feminists’ Body Sensitivity: Western and Nigerian Perspectives Identified. International Graduate Conference on Engineering Science and Humanity 2013. 1(), 1300 - 1306.
14 Wahab, H.A., & Ahmad, Rusniah (2013). ALTERNATIVE INTERPRETATION TO ‘RIGHT TO CHOOSE’ WITHIN CEDAW - A SUGGESTION. The 7th UUM International Legal Conference 2013. 1(), 276 - 290.

BOOKS

1 Ahmad, Rusniah (2011). Transformasi Pentadbiran, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, :Institut Pemikiran Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad,UUM
2 Khalil, S., NO_INITIAL, & Ahmad, Rusniah (2018). Tumbuhan ketum di Malaysia: Prospek dan Cabaran, Sintok:UUMPress
3 Ahmad, Rusniah (2013). Sistem Pengurusan Tatatertib di Tempat Kerja, Sintok:UUMPRESS

CHAPTER IN BOOKS

1
Ahmad, Rusniah, & Wahab, H.A. (2015). Feminism and the Rights of the Unborn: A Critical Analysis, Philosophy and Theory of Law (pp. 155 - 170), Sintok:UUM Press
2
Ahmad, Rusniah (2013). APLIKASI PRINSIP DAN KES-KES TATATERTIB., SISTEM PENGURUSAN TATATERTIB DI TEMPAT KERJA (pp. - ), SINTOK UUM:UUM PRESS

PAST & CURRENT RESEARCHS

1 Ke Arah Pengukuhan Model Undang-Undang Berkaitan Dengan Penyalahgunaan Media Sosial Di Malaysia (2016), Leader, KPT
2 KE ARAH PEMBENTUKAN MODEL PENYELESAIAN PERTIKAIAN BAGI ISU BERKAITAN PEMILIHAN AGAMA ATAU PENUKARAN AGAMA DI MALAYSIA. (2014), Member, KPT
3 Pengurusan Tatatertib Kakitangan di Instituti Pengajian Tinggi Awam Malaysia: Kajian Analitis Berkaitan Pelaksanaan Prinsip Keadilan Asasi (2014), Member, UNIVERSITI
4 PERLAKSANAAN UNDANG-UNDANG JENAYAH DALAM KES-KES PEMBUNUHAN KERANA SIRI' DI SULAWESI SELATAN (2014), Leader, UNIVERSITI
5 PENYALAHGUNAAN DAUN KETUM DI KAWASAN UTARA SEMENANJUNG MALAYSIA & CADANGAN PENYELESAIANNYA (2013), Member, LAIN-LAIN
6 REPORT ON DIRECTIONS OF LEGAL EDUCATION IN MALAYSIA : A STUDY COMMISSIONED BY THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION (2013), Member, LAIN-LAIN
7 Right To Assemble : Post Section 27 Of Police Act 1967 (2012), Member, KPT
8 IMPLEMENTATION OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AMONG SELECTED COMPANIES IN PENANG AND KEDAH: ANALYSING REGULATORY DEMAND OF CSR INITIATIVES (2011), Leader, UNIVERSITI
9 MAPPING INCIDENCE OF WRONG DOING IN GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT: A STUDY ON TENDER PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES AND PROCESS (2011), Member, UNIVERSITI
10 PROTECTION FOR HUMANITARIAN AID WORKERS UNDER THE LAW. (2010), Leader, UNIVERSITI
11 THE RIGHT TO EMPLOYMENT UNDER THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION OF MALAYSIA. (2010), Leader, UNIVERSITI
12 THE KOSOVO QUESTION AND ITS RIGHT TO INDEPENDENCE. (2010), Leader, UNIVERSITI
13 SUATU TELAAH TERHADAP HAK PAKAI KHUSUS DALAM HUKUM TANAH DI INDONESIA. (2010), Leader, UNIVERSITI
14 KAJIAN SOSIAL TERHADAP PENDATANG ASING TANPA IZIN (PATI) DI MALAYSIA (2009), Leader, KPT
15 MANAGING HUMAN RIGHTS (2009), Leader, UNIVERSITI
16 GELAGAT ETIKA DI KALANGAN PENGURUSAN ATASAN SYARIKAT DI MALAYSIA (2004), Member, MOSTI
17 GELAGAT ETIKA DI KALANGAN PENGURUSAN ATASAN SYARIKAT DI ZON UTARA MALAYSIA (2004), Member, KPT
18 PENILAIAN PRESTASI KEWANGAN PENGUASA-PENGUASA TEMPATAN DI KEDAH. KAJIAN KES DI KOTA SETAR DAN KUBANG PASU (1993), Member, KPT

UNDERGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 SDG3011MANAGEMENT ETHICS
2 SDG2031LIVING IN THE MULTI-CULTURAL SOCIETY
3 GMGA2013MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION
4 ULUP2024CONSTITUTIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
5 SDG3021PATRIOTISM AND VOLUNTEERISM
6 GLUX3014PRACTICUM II
7 UP1043CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II
8 PX2016PRACTICUM
9 GLUP1123CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II
10 SDG2011PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING
11 GLUX4012PRACTICUM II
12 SDG2021ENTREPRENEURSHIP
13 UP4073JURISPRUDENCE I
14 SDG1021THINKING SKILL
15 EP2013MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION
16 EP3093ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
17 GLUP2133CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II
18 GLUX3902PRACTICUM I
19 GLUX4014PRACTICUM II
20 PU3033COMPANY LAW
21 SDG1011HIGH TOUCH COMMUNICATION
22 GLUL3113ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
23 UP1033CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1
24 UX3012PRACTICUM I
25 SL3083LAND ADMINISTRATION
26 MGD3113ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
27 UX4012PRACTICUM II
28 GLUP2024CONSTITUTIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW II
29 PU2023BUSINESS LAW
30 UP4083JURISPRUDENCE II
31 SL3093ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
32 EP3083LAND ADMINISTRATION
33 PN6013LAW & ETHICS
34 UL3033COMPANY LAW
35 GLUP1113CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I
36 GLUP3133ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
37 AU0013INTRODUCTION TO LAW
38 SL2013MALAYSIAN CONSTITUTION
39 GLUP1013MALAYSIAN LEGAL SYSTEM
40 GLUP2093CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I
41 GLUP4083JURISPRUDENCE II
42 UE2023ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
43 ULUP2014LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF GLOBAL BUSINESS

POSTGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 GMUP5014LEGAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
2 GMUP5104ADVANCED ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
3 GMUP5064SELECTED ISSUES IN CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW
4 GMUL5063ETHICS,LAW & CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
5 PU5033LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS
6 GMUL5033LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS
7 PN6013LAW & ETHICS
8 PU6013LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS

NoYearTitleMembershipCost (RM)FunderLevelStatus
1 2009Kajian "definisi penagih dan ketagihan di bawah akta rawatan dan pemulihan 1983 (pindaan 1998) dan akta-akta lain yang berkaitan"Member77,030.00GovernmentNationalCompleted
2 2009Kajian "undang-undang rawatan dan pemulihan di antara malaysia, negara asean, united kingdom, european union (eu), united states of america dan australia serta pelaksnaannyaLeader77,755.00GovernmentNationalCompleted
3 2008"kajian keberkesanan pengurusan tatatertib kakitangan perkhidmatan awam bagi memperkukuhkan anggota perkhidmatan awam berintegriti"Member149,860.00GovernmentNationalCompleted

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