Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)

Abstract

The Fatwa Authorities of National Syaria Council of Majelis Ulama Indonesia in Supporting the Principle if Syariah Compliance

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.