KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has issued the Shariah standards on Mudarabah to all Islamic financial institutions under its purview.
BNM said on Monday the issuance of the Shariah standards on Mudarabah was an important milestone and was part of its continuous efforts to strengthen the Shariah and regulatory framework in Malaysia.
"The standards would serve as guidelines for the Islamic financial institutions in developing Islamic financial products and services based on Mudarabah," it said.
The central bank pointed out the Shariah standards on Mudarabah was to provide a standard on the features of mudarabah contracts applicable in Islamic financial transactions.
"The Shariah standards on Mudarabah also outlines the mandatory and the optional features applicable to the mudarabah contract in which the Islamic financial institution would be required to observe such requirements in developing Islamic financial products and services," said BNM.
(The Star Online / 22 Oct 2012)
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