Hibah as an Alternative Method of Distribution in Malaysia: The Importance of Using Social Media as a Medium in Raising Muslims’ Awareness About Hibah Products

  • Amylia Fuziana Azmi UiTM
  • Nik Salida Suhaila Nik Saleh Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
  • Mohamad Zaharuddin Zakaria Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Abstract

Previous researches have proven that the problem of frozen assets in Malaysia is increasing every year where the amount reached RM70 billion in year 2020. In recent days, hibah has been suggested as one of the important methods in distributing Muslims’ properties in Malaysia. In fact, this effort is seen as an attempt to facilitate the issue of frozen assets in Malaysia. This situation has inspired the authors to raise the awareness among public on the importance of using hibah as an alternative method in Islamic estate planning in Malaysia. This study discovers that social media plays a vital role in raising the awareness about hibah among Muslims as it can be easily published and accessed by the public. It is hoped that this study will be beneficial for the public to understand the role of social media in disseminating information about hibah as an alternative distribution method and to also able to cater the issue of frozen assets in Malaysia. This study recommends for a future study to be carried out by other researchers to tackle the issue of the role of social media influencers in promoting hibah. This study applies a doctrinal legal approach where the data collection is based on a library-based research as well as observations on YouTube videos.

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Published
2021-09-14
How to Cite
Azmi, A. F., Nik Saleh, N. S. S., & Zakaria, M. Z. (2021). Hibah as an Alternative Method of Distribution in Malaysia: The Importance of Using Social Media as a Medium in Raising Muslims’ Awareness About Hibah Products. Jurnal Islam Dan Masyarakat Kontemporari, 22(1), 198-204. https://doi.org/10.37231/jimk.2021.22.1.527
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