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Important Notices Archive

01 Jun 2017 Negative list - List of Shariah Non-Compliant Business Activities and Business Transaction
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Specific activities listed below are examples only and do not restrict the general categories of activities or transaction.
1. Any business activities or transactions related to alcoholic drinks including production, distribution, retail and wholesale and supplying of services, equipment, vehicles, bottles, and raw materials to any persons or companies who engaged in alcoholic drinks related business activities.
2. Any business activities or transactions related to gambling including supplying of services, equipment and vehicles to any persons or companies who are engaged in gambling related business activities.
3. Any business activities or transactions related to pornography including movie/cinema outlets screening pornographic movies, and supplying of services, equipment and vehicles to any persons or companies who are engaged in pornography related business activities.
4. Any business activities or transactions related to the production and distribution of tobacco and dangerous drugs (as defined under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952).
5. Any business activities or transactions related to entertainment especially if the business premise has been proven to be used to engage in non-Shariah complaint activities for example criminal related activities, free mixing males and females, playing music with in appropriate lyrics, producing and screening of movies glamorizing illicit sex.
6. Any business activities or transactions related to the rearing of pigs, processing and distribution of pork and all its by products including supplying of services, equipment and vehicles to any persons or companies who are engaged in pork related business activities.
7. Any business activities or transactions related to prostitution.
8. Any business activities or transactions related to interest-based lending, stock broking, and pawn broking activities including supplying of services, equipment and vehicles to any persons or companies who are engaged in interest-based lending, stock broking, and pawn broking activities.
9. Any business activities or transactions related to conventional insurance including supplying of services, equipment and vehicles to any persons or companies who are engaged in conventional insurance.
10. Any business activities or transactions related to provision of public accommodation or lodging for examples hotels, motels, hostels which are suspected of condoning activities related to prostitution (evidenced by providing hourly room rates), alcoholic drinks and non-Shariah complaint activities mentioned in item 5 above.
11. Any business activities or transactions related to the production and distribution of idols, statues, materials and place of worshipping other than Allah.
12. Any restaurant serving pork and/or alcoholic drinks.