By Azaraimy HH
The Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam will implement and enforce the Halal Certificate and Halal Label Order 2005 in the country soon.
The order will cover processed food, separation of food storage and business premises such as restaurants and others.
The Department of Islamic Religious Council yesterday organised a talk on Halal Certificate and Halal Label Order 2005 at the Dewan Kuliah, Institute Tahfiz Al Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah in Jalan Tutong.
The talk was organised in cooperation with the Islamic Legal Unit, Syariah Affairs Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Attorney General's Chambers, Prime Minister's Office.
The Halal Certificate and Halal Label Order is about the issuance of Halal Certificate and Halal Label on processed food, separation of food storage and commercial places such as restaurants and others.
The talk was aimed at introducing the Halal Certificate and Halal Label Order 2005 that will be enforced soon. It was also delivered in the hope to provide information and better understanding of the order to related parties directly connected with the implementation and enforcement of the order.
The talk was delivered in two sessions. The morning special session was attended by officers appointed under Chapter 14, 18 and 25 of the Halal Certificate and Halal Label Order 2005, and also the head of the Halal Haram Division, Department of Syariah Affairs, food officers from the Ministry of Health, representatives from the Department of Agriculture, representatives of district officers from the four districts, religious enforcement officers and representatives from the State Mufti Office.
The afternoon session was attended by senior officers from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, committee members of the Halal Certificate and Halal Label Order 2005, officers from the Attorney General's Chambers, State Judiciary Department, officers of the Islamic Religious Council and Syariah Affairs Department.
The talk was delivered by officers from the Islamic legal Unit, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Dk Jauyah binti Pengiran Haji Zaini and Awang Suhaimi bin Haji Gemuk with cooperation from officers from the State Judiciary Department, Awang Haji Mohd Yusree bin Haji Junaidi and Dk Hajah Siti Rahmah binti Pg Hj Mohammad.
- Borneo Bulletin
(25th Jan 2006)