ISABELA CITY, BASILAN (April 20 – 22, 2018) – A fatwā is an Islamic legal pronouncement, issued by an expert in religious law (mufti), pertaining to a specific issue, usually at the request of an individual or judge to resolve an issue where Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh)., is unclear. Typically, such uncertainty arises as Muslim society works to address new issues – issues that develop as technology and society advance.
Regional Darul-Ifta’s mandate of promulgating and issuance of fatawa (legal opinions) pertaining to the whole breath of Islamic jurisprudence, from the ibadat to mu’ammalat (Ifta’) and establishing a system of unifying, standardizing, supporting and improving fatawa (legal opinions) and compiling khutabah, fatawa, and Islamic laws (Tadween). In formulating legal opinions, the Regional Darul Ifta’ shall consider the universally accepted methodology and the reality that the autonomous region is part of a larger secular republic.
The output of this project is to issue rulings that are useful in the promotion of Islamic values and teaching. These rulings will greatly help in the propagation of a deeper understanding of Sharia and its importance in the day-to-day life of the Muslims. The Agenda were:
- Shari’ah Financing (Qard Hassan)
- Presentation of Islamic Financing Assistance, The Propose Bill On Islamic Financing authored by: Sitti Djalia Turabin of AMIN Partylist
- Presentation of Qard Hasan: by Alim Salih Musa
- 2nd National Ulama Congress – Update by ED Mujahid
- Propose Concept on 2nd National Ulama Congress by: Prof Alih Aiyub
- Pre Ramadan Activity:
- Date: MAY 11, 2018 (FRIDAY)
- Venue: DAVAO CITY
- Pax: 40-50
- Date: MAY 15, 2018 (TUESDAY)
- Venue: 5 PROVINCE
3rd En Banc Session
- Date: MAY 28-30, 2018
- Venue: SULU
- Pax: 20
Engr. Vladimir Sahiron opened the program and introduces the presence of the participants of the 2nd Regular En Banc Session. Lower Left: Chairman Aboulkhair Tarason, formally opened the En banc Session. Lower Right: Executive Director, Alim Abdulmuhmin Mujahid giving the Overview of the Session. The regular session is composed of Muftun and deputy Muftun of the five (5) provinces of ARMM.
The En Banc Session ended with the finalization of Al-Qard Al-Hassan document, which will be the basis of the fatwa on the said Sharia Financing scheme.