BY ZALEHA ZAIN.
ISLAMIC FINANCIAL SERVICE ACT 2013 (IFSA 2013)
CRITICISM AND ITS IMPACTS.
The IFSA 2013 or Islamic Financial Service Act 2013 came into effect on 31 June 2013 after it was approved by a Parliament. Basically The it repeals the Islamic Banking Act 1983 (BAFIA) and the Takaful Act 1984 (TA) and combines the Islamic financial and takaful services under the aforementioned acts in a similar fashion. Means that those two Acts are no longer use nowadays.
FEATURES OF IFSA 2013:
to focus on Shari’ah compliance and governance in the Islamic financial sector.
To provides for a comprehensive legal framework that is fully consistent with Shari’ah in all aspects of regulation and supervision, from licensing to the winding up of an institution.
Promoting financial stability and protect the rights and interests of consumers of financial services and products based on Shari’ah compliance.