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Preservation of Green Environment in Smart Home Project: Formulation of Sustainable Legal Framework

Yeon, Asmah Laili and Basarudin, Noor Ashikin and Mohamed Yusoff, Zuryati and Md Dahlan, Nuarrual Hilal and Mahdzir, Nazli (2017) Preservation of Green Environment in Smart Home Project: Formulation of Sustainable Legal Framework. In: 4th International Conference on E-Commerce (ICoEC 2017), 18-20 September 2017, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Smart home in Malaysia is still new.The installation of smart home gadgets and facilities is on the choice of the home proprietors themselves.There is no specific law and rules which governs the smart home project. The question arise is to what extend the law and policy in Malaysia can accommodate the development of smart home project which gives priority to preserve green environment.Therefore, the objective of the paper is to highlights amendments to the law and policy in ensuring the success of the smart home project and preservation of green environment. This paper is based on a legal doctrinal research and qualitative research. Mixed method was used in analysing the data.Legal doctrinal analysis was performed based on the statutory provisions of housing statutes, codes, and guidelines. Qualitative data were collected by way of interview with 13 experts in the area of smart home and green environment.It is suggested that the Government of Malaysia to recognise the environmental potential of smart features, to commission and support research in establishing a robust evidence base.Some amendments to the existing law and new policy of smart home and green technology should be established to support both agenda.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 978-967-0910-44-4 Organized by: Institute for Strategic and Sustainable Accounting Development (ISSAD), School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia, UUM Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green Environment, Smart Home, Legal Framework, Sustainable
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: PM Dr. Nuarrual Hilal Md Dahlan
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2018 03:43
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2019 03:36
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/23509

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