For the purpose of this procedure, the following definitions apply :
Recognized authority refers to JAKIM, JAIN or MAIN whichever applies.
Islamic Law (Syara’)
Islamic Law (Syara’) refers to Islamic law according to the Syafi’e school of thought, or the Maliki, Hambali or Hanafi schools of thought, as decreed by the King of Malaysia and enforced in Wilayah Persekutuan or decreed by the Royal Head of State of any state and enforced in that respective state.
Halal logo refers to the logo issued by JAKIM/ JAIN/ MAIN and contains:
Halal originates from an Arabic phrase that means allowed or permitted by Islamic Law.
The definition of Halal according to the Trade Description Order (Usage of the Term “Halal”) 1975 is as follows:
When the term is used in relation to food in any form whatsoever, in the process of trade or commerce as an aspect of trading or part of an aspect of trading for the referred to food, the terms ‘Halal’, ‘Guaranteed Halal’ or ‘Muslim Food’ or any other terms that may be used to indicate or may be understood as meaning to indicate as permissible to be consumed by Muslims and allowed in their religion for the referred to food to be consumed, must therefore mean the following, that is, the food for which such terms are being used:
Food and Beverage Products
Food and beverage products refers to products that are made or produced or are products or produce or output that involve food and beverage.
Consumer Goods refers to goods that are not food or beverage based, for instance cosmetics, clothing and equipment.
Food Premises refers to buildings and premises where food and beverage business is conducted including restaurants, food courts, commercial kitchens, cafeterias, bakeries, fast food restaurants, canteens, club/hotel restaurants, kiosks, caterers and others.
Slaughter house refers to a place or premises for slaughtering and/or processing animals.