Preservation Of Islam (Hifz Al-Din) In Federal Constitution Of Malaysia

Pemeliharaan Agama Islam (Hifz Al-Din) Dalam Perlembagaan Persekutuan Malaysia

  • Nurul Faezah Md Ahair Nurul Faezah Md Ahair
  • Zuliza Mohd Kusrin Profesor Madya
  • Muhammad Nazir Alias Pensyarah
Keywords: Hifz Al-Din, Freedom, Religion, Constitution, Maqasid al-Shari’ah

Abstract

Islam possesed its special position in Federal Constitution of Malaysia. The question is whether the provisions of Islam provided in the provision is consistent with the theory of hifz al-din . The objective of this study is to analyse the theory of hifz al-din and the provisions related to Islam that specified in Federal Constitution. This is a qualitative  study method that apply document analysis as a research design such as evidences from  Islamic Law sources, statute, cases, thesis, and related articles. The collected data analysed in descriptive and thematic form. This study found the provisions related to Islamic religious affairs provided in Federal Constitution of Malaysia are preserved in accordance with maqasid hifz al-din in Islam. Those provisions have  preserved the position of Islamic religion in the aspect of administration, judiciary, belief and practice of religion of Islam in Malaysia.

Abstrak

Islam mempunyai kedudukan yang istimewa dalam Perlembagaan Persekutuan Malaysia. Persoalannya ialah sama ada peruntukan berkaitan agama Islam yang termaktub dalam peruntukan  Perlembagaan Persekutuan selari dengan teori hifz al-din menurut maqasid sharicah. Objektif kajian ini mengulas teori hifz al-din serta menganalisis peruntukan-peruntukan berkaitan agama Islam yang terdapat dalam Perlembagaan Persekutuan. Kajian ini menggunakan metod kualitatif yang berbentuk analisis dokumen dengan menganalisis dalil-dalil syarak, statut, kes, tesis dan artikel yang berkaitan. Data terkumpul dianalisis pula secara diskriptif dan tematik. Kajian ini mendapati peruntukan berkenaan hal ehwal agama Islam yang terdapat dalam Perlembagaan Persekutuan Malaysia adalah selaras dengan maqasid hifz al-din menurut agama Islam. Peruntukan Perlembagaan Persekutuan didapati memelihara kedudukan agama Islam dalam aspek pentadbiran, kehakiman, aqidah serta amalan ibadah agama Islam di Malaysia.

Author Biographies

Zuliza Mohd Kusrin, Profesor Madya

Pusat Kajian Syariah, Fakulti Pengajian Islam, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Muhammad Nazir Alias, Pensyarah

Pusat Kajian Syariah, Fakulti Pengajian Islam, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

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Published
2020-10-01
How to Cite
Md Ahair, N. F., Mohd Kusrin, Z., & Alias, M. N. (2020). Preservation Of Islam (Hifz Al-Din) In Federal Constitution Of Malaysia. Al-Qanatir: International Journal of Islamic Studies, 20(1), 10-20. Retrieved from http://al-qanatir.com/index.php/aq/article/view/260