Sharjah Ruler issues Law No. 8 of 2018 on Al Waqf in the Emirate

Sharjah Ruler issues Law No. 8 of 2018 on Al Waqf in the Emirate

HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has issued the Law No. 8 of 2018 on Al Waqf in the Emirate, establishing Al Waqf and its terms, and replacement terms. Al Waqf Charity is now exempted from any local taxes or fees, and Al Waqf funds may not be mixed with the funds of the Department. Law No. (4) of 2011 regarding the Al Waqf in Sharjah shall be revoked, as long as all regulations and executive decisions issued thereunder shall continue to be amended or revoked according to this new Law or the decisions issued by it.

The Executive Council Resolution No. (13) of 2012 concerning the Permanent Sharia Committee for Al Waqf in Sharjah and all the resolutions regulating it and issued thereunder shall also be revoked. The new law shall come into effect from the date of its issuance and shall be published in the Official Gazette.