International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Analysis on the Ruling Principles of Parti Islam Se Malaysia (PAS) in Administration and Development of the State of Terengganu within the Period of 1999-2004
Abu Bakar bin Abdullah

This article focuses on the analysis regarding the Ruling Principles of Party Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) in
Terengganu state administration and development within 1999-2004 period. This research is carried out as there was no precedence historical research or study available in discussing the implementation of PAS ruling principles that based on Islamic requirements in the aspect of state administration and development without denying that there were also some general researches made by researchers. The objectives of this research is to study the aspects of administration and development that had been implemented based on Islamic requirements and also the ruling guidelines that had become PAS principles in their 10th General Election Manifesto. Besides that, this article also discussed on actions or steps taken by PAS government in order to make sure all principles are being implemented cleanly, thoroughly and without prejudice by having the amendment of ‘Terengganu’s Law for the State Government of Self’, i.e making al- Quran, Hadith, Ijma’ and Qias as the ruling laws sources and highest references for all state government ruling process. Also established was a commission known as Hisbah Commission to monitor and observe the state administration and development activities to make sure they follow the ruling principles as required. Part of methodology that were used throughout this research includes collecting and gathering all important or necessary information from journals, books, government documents or records, interview sessions and also analysis on all information gathered during the research process. From this research, it has shown that Islam had been put as the highest ruling principle and had been implemented in state administration and development process. Most importantly, it also showed that PAS as a political party is capable and had been successful in administering the state of Terengganu as PAS their manifesto and can become part of guidelines and example for future authority board or government.

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