Islamic law within the frame of Indonesia constitution

Susamto, Burhanuddin (2013) Islamic law within the frame of Indonesia constitution. Presented at International Seminar Proceeding: The Dynamics of Islamic Law in Southeast Asia, 2013, Malang.

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This paper discusses some products of Islamic law within the framework of the Indonesian constitution. The fact that a high percentage of Indonesians welcomed the implementation of sharia (Islamic law). Indonesian constitution has provided a space for Islamic law to contribute in the development of national law. Islamic law can be adopted into national law is not only the aspect of its values but also its legal text through the political process. Islamic law is a legal system that lives in the community, therefore the development of it in Indonesia is largely determined by the consciousness of the Muslims themselves. Muslim awareness can be created through the fatwas issued by Islamic legal scholars (Ulama), of which many Islamic laws has been legislated into national law.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: Islamic law; fatwa; constitution
Subjects: 18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180119 Law and Society
Divisions: Faculty of Sharia and Law > Department of Sharia Business Law
Depositing User: Dr. Burhanuddin Susamto, SHI, M.Hum
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2020 10:06


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