Management of halal certs transferred back to Jakim


  • Nation
  • Friday, 10 Jul 2009

THE management and issuance of halal certificates has been transferred back to the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) from the Halal Development Corporation (HDC).

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Jamil Khir Baharom said the Cabinet directive came into force with immediate effect.

“The Government felt that it was better to separate the role of the issuance of halal certificates and the development of the regional and global halal market between the two agencies.

“The move will help improve public confidence in Jakim’s duties in the halal certification industry,” he told a press conference at the Parliament lobby yesterday.

Jamil Khir also said Jakim officers who had been seconded to HDC to assist in the certification process will return to Jakim.

He added that Jakim would be involved in improving the legal process of halal certification and conduct research to create quality and competitive halal products.

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