Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Maliyah: Jurnal Hukum Bisnis Islam is a peer-reviewed journal, published biannually, in print and online. Maliyah is published by Islamic Economic Law Programs, Faculty of Sharia and Law State Islamic University (UIN) of Sunan Ampel Surabaya. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing articles in Maliyah, including writers, editorial board, reviewers and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guidelines for Publication

Publishing articles is an important building bloc in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. This is a direct reflection of the quality of work of the authors and the institutions that support them. The reviewed articles support and contain the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree on standards of ethical behavior expected from all the parties involved in publication: authors, editors of the journal, reviewers, publisher and the public.

Islamic Economic Law Programs, Faculty of Sharia and Law State Islamic University (UIN) of Sunan Ampel Surabaya as the publisher is responsible for guarding all stages of publishing the journal seriously and recognizes the ethical responsibilities and other responsibilities. The publisher is committed to ensure that the print ads and other commercial income has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. The publisher is also committed to assist communication with journal managers and/or other publishers, if deemed useful and necessary.

Decision of Publication

The editors are responsible for deciding the submitted articles to be published. The validity of the works and its significance for the researcher and the reader should always encourage these decisions. The editors can be guided by the policies of the board of editors of the journal and be restricted by law as should be upheld concerning defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. Editors can negotiate with each other or the assessment team in making the decision.

Fair Treatment

The editors assess and review the manuscripts submitted based on their intellectual content regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editors and staffs editors must not disclose any information regarding the submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the author, expert editors, reviewers and the publisher.

Notice and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished materials which are disclosed in the submitted manuscripts cannot be used by editors without written permission from authors.