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Halal Certification of Muslim Country and Non-Muslim Country. 1.

Malaysia JAKIM (Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia) or Malaysia Department of Islamic Development Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) is the orgabization who had responsibility for halal certification in Malaysia. The responsibility in establishing the halal status of the products involved the official site inspection of plants but also on the procedure to identify on how the Halal status of the raw material is maintained and monitored at all times. In view of many raw material used in local food production are mostly imported products which needs the appointment of leading and trusty foreign halal certification bodies or organizations to monitor the Halal status of these raw materials. The admission is also recognition to halal status of finished products. Procedure on the recognition which should apply to Jakim using JAKIM (S)/ (22.00)/72/1 and attach the following document : 1. Organization profile and a copy of registration document with the local authority. 2. Type of services and social activities of the organization 3. Record of past and current activities on halal certification and monitoring services to the abattoirs and processing plants. 4. List and qualification of Muslim professional workers. 5. Sample of halal certificate and logo used by the organization. 6. Halal certification and monitoring procedures. The role of the recognized halal certification body is to look after the halal status in the plant and this role does not mean to release the responsibility of the Malaysian authorities. 1. The organization shall take the responsibility to make sure that the Halal products to be exported to Malaysia must be halal by issuing authentic certificates for all export consignments 2. The organization shall inform JAKIM any changes regarding the plant monitored. 3. The organization shall inform any changes in the organization involved the halal certification procedures to JAKIM as appropriate. 4. The organization is responsible to submit a six-month report on its monitoring and audit activities of the plant concerned in its country.

Halal Certification Process Receive and Process Application Form

Document Evaluation

Audit on Orgabization

Audir Report

Evaluation Comittee

Failed

Pass

Inform Applicant

Letter of Appoinment

2. Indonesia MUI (Majelis Ulama Indonesia) MUI Fatwa Committee is one of organization whose duty to produce an Islamic legal opinion about law status on prarticular case. Members of fatwa committee are delegate of Islamic organizations in Indonesia. Auditor is a person established by LPPOM MUI through a selection process including the competency, quality and integrity to conduct halal audit. Auditor is a delegate of ulama and a evident to find facts on halal production of a company. The procedures in order to preserve the sustainability of halal production process in accordance with HAS (Halal Assurance System). HAS (Halal Assurance System) is an integrated management system which is established, equipmented, and preserved to manage materials, production processes, products, human resources, and procedures.

Halal Certification Procedure (Welcome to ceroll ss-2300) 1.HAS Preparation : Company Set Up and Implement HAS 2.On line registration CEROL SS2300 : visit our website : www.halalmui.org 3.On Site Audit : Visit to the factory 4.Auditor Meeting : Report result audit by LPPOM MUI Auditor 5.Laboratorium Analysis : if it is necessary 6.Fatwa Committee Meeting : Halal legal opinion of the product 7.Issued Halal Certificate and HAS Implementation Status/HAS Certificate

If the issuing body of the halal certificate is listed on the approved list of JAKIM and MUI respectively, the products which exported to Malaysia and Indonesia can be issued halal certifications only if the issuing body of the halal certificate is listed on the permitted list of JAKIM and MUI respectively . Both JAKIM and MUI are seriously in making sure that the halal certificates from other organisations . (A Framework for the Development of Halal Food Products in Malaysia) 3. Thailand Central Islamic Committee of Thailand (CICT) Thailand is a country which open with the society, and a country which maintains stability and unity in spite of differences in belief and religion. His Majesty the King and the government hold up and support all religions and freedom of worship is allowed Muslims comprises Thailands largest religious minority. They live peacefully the whole Kingdom with more than half concentrated in the southern provinces The Royal Thai Goverment's effort to promote and encourage The Halal Food Industry as the one of the key factor to make Thailand to be "Kitchen of the world" based on agriculture and the capacities of food production the government applied with standard best practice, system and quality control in order to back up Islamic Law. To realize Thai Halal Food in the Worlds Halal market, Thais government increase to built with Standard Insititute of Thailand according to Islamic Law and International Standard to confirm the standard. The Halal Standard Institute of Thailand is an organization which controlled by the Central Islamic Committee of Thailand (CICOT) built on August 11, 2003 with purpose to arrange and administrate Islamic religious affairs in the Kingdom of Thailand. The statutes for the administration of organization of the Islamic Act (the AOI Act) were proclaimed by the Parliament and received a Royal approval on October 17, 1997 This Halal Standard Institute of Thailand has received supply support from Thai government with purpose to administrate Islamic affairs in the Kingdom of Thailand to fulfil with government policy to introduce and promote Thailand food industries as the Kitchen of the World.

Halal Standard Certification Diagram

4. Singapore Muis Halal Certification Standart The Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS), also known as the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore, was established as a statutory body in 1968 when the Administration of Muslim Law Act (AMLA) came into effect. Under AMLA, MUIS is to advise the President of Singapore on all matters relating to Islam in Singapore. The role of MUIS is to see that the many and varied interests of Singapore's Muslim community are looked after. In this regard MUIS is responsible for the promotion of religious, social, educational, economic and cultural activities in accordance with the principles and traditions of Islam as enshrined in the Holy Quran and Sunnah. The Council of MUIS is the overall decision-making body and is responsible for the formulation of policies and operational plans. The Council comprises the President of MUIS, the Mufti of Singapore, persons recommended by the Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs and other persons nominated by Muslim organisations. All members of the Council are appointed by the President of Singapore.

(http://www.muis.gov.sg/cms/aboutus/default.aspx) The audit will evaluate the nature and significance of any non-conformity. There are 3 levels of nonconformities: CRITICAL There is a complete fail tofound the Halal requirements and physical evidence enough including the use/storage/production of non-Halal items (e.g. non-Halal items such as alcohol,pig or meat from animal not slaughtered in a Halal method found) MAJOR There is a complete fail to found the systems and/or staffing requirements, resulting in very serious failure to the Halal system MINOR There is a fail to found the Halal, systems and/or staffing requirements, but does not rising significant doubt that the food is non-Halal or does not result in serious failure of the Halal system (e.g. raw materials not substantiated with proper documentation) (Majelis Ugama Islam Singapura, Halal certification Termn and Condition)

Certification Audit Process (Majelis Ugama Islam Singapura, Halal certification Termn and Condition)