TUANKU NAJIHAH SYARIAH AND LAW LECTURE
The Faculty of Syariah and Law, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia successfully organized the Tuanku Najihah Syariah and Law Lecture. This is an annual public lecture organized the Faculty. The inaugural public lecture was delivered by the Chief Justice of Malaysia, YAA Tun Ahmad Fairuz bin Dato Sheikh Abdul Halim. Among the objectives of the organizing the public lecture are as follows:-
a. to introduce and discuss current legal issues in the field of Syariah
and civil law that have relevance to the people in society;
b. to provide and explanation and appreciation of the laws, i.e. Syariah and civil law, by legal scholars with regards the concepts, principles, the relationship between law and society and the procedures involved;
c. to tap the experiences and knowledge of the speakers/ scholars in the field of Syariah and civil law; and
d. to establish an understanding and to foster the relationship between Syariah laws and the civil laws that are practiced in Malaysia and other jurisdictions.
The event was graced by DYMM Tuanku Ampuan Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus who is also The Chancellor of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia. The continued support by Her Royal Highness is a booster for the Faculty to continue organizing this event. Among other guests are the Chief Justice of Malaysia, Chairman, Board of Directors, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Federal Court judges, Court of Appeal judges, High Court Judges, Judges of the Syariah Courts, legal advisors, academicians and USIM’s staff