Proceedings of The International Conference on Environmental and Technology of Law, Business and Education on Post Covid 19, ICETLAWBE 2020, 26 September 2020, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Research Article

The Role of Majelis Ulama Indonesia and Its Fatwas within The Indonesian Governance System

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-9-2020.2302535,
        author={Yudi Widagdo Harimurti and Encik Muhammad Fauzan and Indah  Purbasari and Indra  Yulianingsih},
        title={The Role of Majelis Ulama Indonesia and Its Fatwas  within The Indonesian Governance System  },
        proceedings={Proceedings of The International Conference on Environmental and Technology of Law, Business and Education on Post Covid 19, ICETLAWBE 2020, 26 September 2020, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICETLAWBE},
        year={2020},
        month={12},
        keywords={fatwa management mui governance},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-9-2020.2302535}
    }
    
  • Yudi Widagdo Harimurti
    Encik Muhammad Fauzan
    Indah Purbasari
    Indra Yulianingsih
    Year: 2020
    The Role of Majelis Ulama Indonesia and Its Fatwas within The Indonesian Governance System
    ICETLAWBE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-9-2020.2302535
Yudi Widagdo Harimurti1,*, Encik Muhammad Fauzan1, Indah Purbasari1, Indra Yulianingsih1
  • 1: Universitas Trunojoyo Madura, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
*Contact email: yudi.harimurti@trunojoyo.ac.id

Abstract

Ulema are the topnotch scholars in Islamic religious teaching trusted by all levels of Muslim communities to guide their life and there is the Indonesian Ulema Council also known as MUI. In practice, MUI plays a significant role to Muslims and the government and it serves as a guidance in resolving peoples’ problems related to religion.Therefore, this study is conducted to elaborate the existence of MUI within the Republic of Indonesia’s governance system and how it should be managed.within the system. Moreover, the method used in this analysis is the normative research method. The approach used is a statute (legislation) and historical approach. These results indicate the significant role of MUI in the Republic of Indonesia`s constitutional system as expressed in MUI fatwas that are considered as parts of some Laws, and the government references in decision makings. Hence, MUI should be the part of the Ministry of Religious Affairs.