The Nusantara Syariah Judicial and Legal Conference 2020 becomes a platform for development in the fields of Shariah judiciary and legal that are flexible according to current development and needs. The online conference was officiated yesterday morning and carries the theme ‘Aplikasi Maqasid Al-Syar’iyyah: Ke Arah Pembudayaan Norma Baharu Dalam Sistem Kehakiman Dan Perundangan Syariah’. The conference is held for three days, started on the 28th September.
Representing Brunei Darussalam to the conference was Yang Amat Arif Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Awang Haji Salim bin Haji Besar, Chief Syari’e Judge who also presented the working paper.
Meanwhile, Yang Amat Berhormat Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin bin Haji Mohd Yassin, Prime Minister of Malaysia in a speech stressed that the use of new technology must be given priority by the Syariah Court Administration. Experience from the COVID-19 pandemic showed that the use of a technology is an obligation. Yang Amat Berhormat also touched on the main principle of Maqasid Syariah namely Hifzul Ad-Din or Safeguard Religion.
Organised by the Malaysian Syariah Judiciary Department, the conference aims to upgrade the Syariah judiciary service delivery system based on the latest experiences by Malay Archipelago countries that can be benefited collectively specifically after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Radio Television Brunei