REGULATING HALAL LAWS IN ERADICATING HALAL ISSUES
Keywords:Halal Act, Halal Issue, Halal Law
Halal Industry currently has become the fastest-growing business all over the world. The trend among consumers is choosing halal as their main product because it brings a huge benefit to their lifestyle. Despite the undeniable growth of the Halal Industry, the constant halal issues that are arising in the halal market are worrying because it can give a negative impact on the halal industry. To eradicate the halal issues, Malaysia developed halal laws as a mechanism for protecting the consumer and ensuring all halal activities are conducted accordance in with the manner by following acts, laws, regulations, and standards. The objective of this study is to examine the implementation of halal laws in eradicating halal issues. Through a legal research method, this paper analyses the provision of related laws that govern all matters relevant to halal. The laws are consisting of Trade Description Act 2011, Food Act 1983, Food Hygiene Regulations 2009, Local Government Act 1976, Consumer Protection Act 1999, and Custom Act 1967. The result of this study is important to understand the legislation and consequences of halal laws in eradicating halal issues.
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