A total of 40 students from the Faculty of Management (FOM) had a chance to visit the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya recently. The visit was part of the practical learning for Business Law subject whereby the students were given a chance to attend the Court hearing especially the Federal Court which is the highest court of the country. Tuan Muhammad Bukhori Md Ruslan, a Senior Assistant Registrar and the team from the office of the Chief Registrar Federal Court of Malaysia expounded on how the Court hearings are conducted and how important it is to uphold the rule of law in the country. The students also had a truly authentic experience of law and order, crime and punishment as well as the legal system in Malaysia. They also gained extensive insights into the role of law in modern society. Through this trip, the students certainly had enhanced their knowledge and brought with them a memorable court experience, which is pertinent to the MMU students as future business entrepreneurs.
In a separate visit, about 115 students from the Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM) and the Faculty of Cinematic Arts (FCA) had the opportunity to visit the Tribunal for Consumer Claims (TTPM) in Putrajaya recently. The visit was led by two Media Law lecturers namely Mdm Nor Aisyah Muyop and Ms Nursyamimi Houd aimed at gaining more knowledge and awareness on consumerism and their rights as consumers under the law. The Tribunal which operates under the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs was established to provide an alternative forum for consumers to file claims in a simple, inexpensive and speedy manner. The students also were briefed on the procedures for filing and registration of a claim and had their first-hand exposure to Tribunal Courts which are open to the public. The visit ended with a fruitful sharing session by the Chairman of TTPM, Mdm Wan Rufaidah Dato’ Haji Wan Omar.