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Concept of valid contract declaration of waqf property in Islamic law

Ghazali, N. A. and Sipan, I. and Abas, F. N. and Fauziah, Raji and Mohammad, M. T. S. H. (2019) Concept of valid contract declaration of waqf property in Islamic law. Journal of Fatwa Management and Research, 16 (2). pp. 244-258. ISSN 2232-1047


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Waqf plays an important role in improving public welfare in whole Islamic Countries. Therefore, waqf shall be conserved and permanently protected to keep its benefits for the public at all times. In order to develop the waqf property, it should be administered properly. Recognition of ownership on the property by effective contract of declaration is essential. Therefore, this paper focuses on the Islamic Law’s perspective regarding effective contract on a binding and valid declaration of waqf property in accordance to Islamic Law and other subsidiary sources as well as academic opinions. This paper also includes formalities of legally binding contract of waqf (waqafiah) on parties, formulated by earliest Muslim jurists. In addition, the detailed discussions on documents of waqf evidencing contractual transactions needed for registration of waqf property are included. The elements of valid and binding declaration of waqf or deeds discussed too. The approach adopted is ‘Content Analyses’.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:waqf, property, contract, Islamic, concept
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD1394-1394.5 Real estate management
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:87488
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:30 Nov 2020 17:03
Last Modified:30 Nov 2020 17:03

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