Suitability of the Zakah Fatwa with Economics Society in Terengganu, Malaysia

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Zakah can protect people from hunger, ensure social security and preserve human dignity and honor. These are elements that need to be in social life which are of compassionate nature. Therefore, zakah institutions serve as a mechanism to save the people from hunger and ensuring socio-economic justice in society. However the socio-conomic developments in a society give affect the procedures and methods in the determination of a fatwa. Suitability of the fatwa in line with these changes is needed and is considered complimentary for serving the needs that arise in a society. Therefore this article will analyze some fatwa regarding zakah in the state of Terengganu to assess the issues of fiqh since the 50's era to the new millennium. The main method used in this article is through field studies and analysis of previous writing materials. The information obtained is processed and analyzed qualitatively to answer the question are these zakah fatwa considered appropriate to the socioeconomic of communities in the state and in line with requirements of Islamic law. The study found that the decision of the fatwa made refers to the suitability and it considers the socio-economic development which takes place in the community.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2518-2530
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Applied Sciences Research
Volume8
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2012

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