Author Guidelines

Authors are requested to adhere to the guidelines below:

  • Submission of article can be made through: only.
  • Please contact journal managing editor through e-mail or through phone number
    03-21479266 for any problems regarding submission. 
  • Articles written in Malay and must not have been published (printed or online).
  • 5000 to 8000 words in length.
  • Use Times New Roman font.
  • A maximum of three levels of headings should be used.
  • Indent every paragraph except the first paragraph.
  • Articles containing unreadable symbols or spelling in Microsoft Word should be submitted in PDF format.
  • Articles must include title, contributor's information, abstract, keywords, introduction, literature review, methodology, analysis and findings, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgements (if any), and references as stated below:


  • Title in Malay and English.

Contributor's Information

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • E-mail


  • Abstract must be within 150 to 250 words.
  • Abstract must include research purpose, methodology, types of data, analysis, findings, and simple conclusion.
  • Abstract must be in Malay and English.


  • Six keywords in both Malay and English.


  • Should be kept to a minimum and only endnotes are allowed.
  • Should be placed at the end of the main text.


  • Must state.


  • References should follow American Psychological Association (APA) style  (7th Edition).
  • Articles must include authoritative references.
  • Must exceed 15 references including references from journals.
  • Must include complete information and latest references.
  • Every work cited must be included in the References section.
  • Examples of APA Style are as follows:

Articles in journals:
Hasiah Mat Salleh, Mohd Nuhusairi Mat Husin & Raihanah Abdullah. (2022). Perlindungan hak warga emas dalam perundangan Malaysia. Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia, 34(1), 1-22.

Lim, Che Kiong. (2012). The changing needs of older Malaysians: A Selangor case study. Discipline of Geography, Environment and Population Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The University of Adelaide.

Nasrul Hisyam Nor Muhamad. (2009). Pemasukan Syarat 'Umra dan Ruqba dalam Kontrak Hibah: Satu Analisis Perbandingan. Prosiding Seminar Antarabangsa Penyelidikan dalam Pengajian Islam 2008 (ISRIS '08). Akademi Pengajian Islam, Universiti Malaya. 17-18 Disember.

In-Text References:

  • Menurut Asiah Bidin dan Jal Zabdi (2015) kewujudan Akta 521 ini timbul ekoran isu penderaan dan pembelaan kepada isteri yang menyebabkan rang undang-undang ini lebih memenuhi keperluan perlindungan kepada isteri.