Original Enactment

SARAWAK

CHAPTER 41
MAJLIS ISLAM SARAWAK ORDINANCE 2001

Date of Royal Assent :10 December 2001
Date of publication in the Gazette :27 December 2001
Date of coming into operation :1 December 2004
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Preamble

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 1. Short title and commencement.
Section 2. Interpretation.

PART II- MAJLIS ISLAM SARAWAK

Establishment, Powers, etc., of Majlis

Section 3. Establishment of the Majlis.
Section 4. Legal entity and powers of the Majlis.
Section 5. The duty of the Majlis for the economic and sosial development of Muslims.
Section 6. Power to establish companies.
Section 7. Power to borrow.
Section 8. Majlis assisted.
Section 9. Laws to be observed.
section 10. Further powers and duties.

Membership of the Majlis and Appointments
Section 11. Membership of the Majlis.
Section 12. Termination of appointments.
Section 13. Revocation of appointments.
Section 14. Temporary appointments.
Section 15. Powers of Majlis, etc., not affected by vacancy, etc.
Section 16. Allowances.

PART III - PRESIDENT, SECRETARY AND PROCEEDINGS OF MAJLIS

Powers and Functions of President on Proceedings of Majlis etc.
Section 17. Control by President.
Section 18. Attendance of non-members at meetings of Majlis.
Section 19. Presiding over meetings.
Section 20. Order of business and voting.
Section 21. Application for leave by the President.
Section 22. Action in case of emergency. Powers, Duties and Responsibilities of Secretary
Section 23. Secretary.
Section 24. Duties and powers of Secretary.
Section 25. Summoning of meetings.
Section 26. Minutes.
Section 27. Certified copies of resolutions.

Proceedings of Majlis

Section 28. Conduct of proceedings.
Section 29. Quorum.
Section 30. Use of seal.
Section 31. Appearances by the Majlis.

Delegation of Powers and Duties of Majlis
Section 32. Delegation of powers and duties of Majlis.
Section 33. Secrecy.
Section 34. Majlis may determine its own procedure and practice.
PART IV - APPOINTMENT OF MUFTI AND THE ESTABLISMENT OF LEMBAGA FATWA

Mufti Section 35. Appointment of Mufti. Lembaga Fatwa
Section 36. Establishment of Lembaga Fatwa.
Section 37. Power of Majlis to issue fatwa.
Section 38. Request for opinion of Lembaga Fatwa.
Section 39.Qaul muktamad to be followed.
Section 40. Amendment, modification or revocation of fatwa.
Section 41. Fatwa which relates to matters of national interest.
Section 42. Adoption of advice and recommendation of National Fatwa Committee.

PART V - ESTABLISHMENT OF LEMBAGA BAITULMAL DAN WAKAF, BAITULMAL, WAKAF AND NAZR

Lembaga Baitulmal dan Wakaf
Section 43. Establishment of Lembaga Baitulmal dan Wakaf
Section 44. Investment in immovable property.

Establishment, etc., of the Baitulmal and Contributions thereto
Section 45. Establishment of the Baitulmal.
Section 46. Application of the Baitulmal.
Section 47. Application of Baitulmal to estate and immovable property of deceased.
Section 48. Contributions to the Baitulmal bu employers in respect of Muslim employees.
Section 49. Contributions from other persons to the Baitulmal.
Section 50. Contributions by Muslim employers.

Wakaf and nazr
Section 51. Restrictions on creations of wakaf or nazr.
Section 52. Income of wakaf khas and nazr am.
Section 53. Capital of wakaf and nazr am.
Section 54. Construction of instruments on wakaf or nazr.

Publication of list of property, etc. and keeping of separate accounts in Baitulmal
Section 55. Publication of list of property, etc. and keeping of separate accounts in Baitulmal.

PART VI - ESTABLISHMENT OF LEMBAGA HAL-EHWAL ISLAM DAN ADAT MELAYU, LEMBAGA MASJID-MASJID, ETC.

Lembaga Hal-Ehwal Islam dan Adat Melayu
Section 56. Establishment of Lembaga Hal-Ehwal Islam dan Adat Melayu.

Lembaga Masjid-Masjid
Section 57. Establisment of Lembaga Masjid-Masjid.

General
Section 58. Trusteeship of mosques, land, etc.
Section 59. Maintenance of mosques and compounds.
Section 60. Establishment of mosques.
Section 61. Appointment of pegawai masjid.
Section 62. Tenure of office of pegawai masjid.
Section 63. Control and direction over pegawai masjid.
Section 64. Exemption of mosque.

PART VII - ZAKAT AND FITRAH
Section 65. Power of Majlis to collect and dispose of zakat and fitrah.
Section 66. Power of Majlis to make rules on zakat and fitrah.
Section 67. Objection.

PART VIII - CONVERSION TO THE RELIGION OF ISLAM
Section 68. Requirements for, and effect of, conversion.
Section 69. Capacity to convert to the religion of Islam.
Section 70. Appointment of Registrar of Muslim Converts.

PART IX - FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
Section 71. Estimates of income and expenditure.
Section 72. Audit.
Section 73. Annual Report.
Section 74. Bank accounts.

PART X - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Section 75. Appointment of agents, amils and officers in respect of collection of contributes to the Baitulmal.
Section 76. Appointment of committees.
Section 77. Publication of appointments, etc., in the Gazette.
Section 78. Public Authorities Protection Act, 1948.
Section 79. Public servants.
Section 80. Offence by company, Islamic religious society, etc.
Section 81. Who may prosecute.
Section 82. Power of Yang di-Pertua Negeri to make rules. PART XI - REPEAL, SAVING AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
Section 83. Repeal, saving and transitional provisions.
Section 84. Continuance of officers, servants, etc. of Majlis.
Section 85. Transfer of powers, rights, liabilities and duties.
Section 86. Transfer of property.
Section 87. Existing contract.
Section 88. Transfer of Baitulmal.
Section 89. Prevention of anomalies. SCHEDULE
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