The Legal Framework of Waqf in Malaysia
12 Pages Posted: 13 Jan 2015
International Islamic University Malaysia
Date Written: January 9, 2015
This paper gives a general overview of the legal framework relating to waqf in Malaysia focusing particularly on waqf lands. The author looks at the constitutional position of waqf, examines waqf lands and the National Land Code 1965, explains state level waqf laws and the federal agency in charge of waqf in Malaysia.
Keywords: Islamic law of property, waqf
JEL Classification: K11
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