Author(s): Ahmad Dakhoir
This paper explains the importance of the position and existence of fatwa in improving persuance to sharia principles. Fatwa in Indonesia is published by Majelis Ulama Indonesia. MUI becomes an important agency in the amidst frequent of non-compliance with Sharia principles in the traffic of Islamic economic and financial. To encourage the implementation of sharia principles in economic traffic, the fatwa published by the National Sharia Council of Majelis Ulama Indoneesia has significant authority besides legislation that has been through the legislation process.