Conditions and Problems of Shari’ah Supervision in Islamic Bank of Thailand

Main Article Content

อิสมาแอ สนิ มะรอนิง สาแลมิง


This study aimed to find out conditions and problems of Shari’ah Supervision of Islamic Bank of Thailand. The qualitative study employed was the document research and the in-depth interviews, the samples were the three key informants selected by purposive sampling, and Islamic jurisprudence description, the interpretation and the inductive conclusions were used as the data analysis methods. The study found that the Shari’ah Supervision of Islamic Bank of Thailand was there are also operational components that need to be developed and improved to comply with the international Shari’ah Supervision standards to be more effective. It was found five major problems as follows: 1) policy and legislation framework problems, 2) tax and fees load problems, 3) working standard problems, 4)lack of the Shariah expert problems, 5)lack of the support from the government problems., the Thai government and all relevant agencies have to support and promote the Shari’ah supervision advance the working standards, revise the legislation that hinders operations, and establish all supportive factors to strengthen the supervision of the Shari’ah of Islamic bank of Thailand to promote Islamic Bank of Thailand to be recognized by others.



Article Details

Research article


1. Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions. (2007).Standards-Setting for Islamic Financial Institution [Online]. Retrieved September 27, 2007, from: (in Arabic)

2. Ahmin, M. (2015). Introduction to Shari'ah Supervision. (1). Brirut: Dar.Ibn Hazmi. (in Arabic)

3. Al-Aliat, A. M.(2006). The Legal Supervision of the Islamic Banks. Master’s Thesis. An-Najah National University. (in Arabic)

4. Ali Gomaa, M. A. (2009). Fatwa Its Significance fact etiquettes and stages. The World Conference on Fatwa and its General Rules, March 19-21, 2009, Makkah: Muslim World League' Secretariat General, Ummu AlJood Quarter, Makkah Al-Mukarramah. (in Arabic)

5. Al-Shatibiy, I. M. (2002). The Reconciliation of the Fundamentals of Islamic Law. (1). Cairo: Dar Alkitab Alarabe Publishing. (in Arabic)

6. Al-Shoki, S. A. (2012). The Supervision of the Public Property. (1). Jordan: Dar. Al-Nafaes. (in Arabic)

7.Al-Solahin, A. M. (2005). The role Shari’ah Supervisory Bord in Islamic financial institutions. The 14th Annual Scientific Conference in Islamic financial institutions , May 15-17, 2005, Dubai: United Arab Emirates University. (in Arabic)

8. Aphakon, P. M.L., Chaimomgkhol, S., Kusulwitikul, P. & Rochanasakul, P. (2013). Guidelines for the Development of Supervision of Financial Institutions Providing Islamic Financial Services. Research Report. Centre for Muslim World Policies, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University. (in Thai)

9. Boonchom, K. (2015). Comparing the Performance Standards of Islamic Financial Institutions of Thailand and Malaysia. SUTIPPARITHAT Dhurakij Pundit University, 29(92), 52-64. (in Thai)

10. Mukem, A. (2013). Islamic banking under the pressure of Ocean Interest [Online]. Retrieved August 27, 2013, from: http:// (in Thai)

11. Muslim Thai Post. (2013). Shariah Bord Islamic Bank [Online]. Retrieved August 27, 2013, from: http://www. (in Thai)
Office of the Council of State. (2002). Islamic Bank of Thailand Act, 2002. (in Thai)

12. Phetthongkam, P. (2007). The Role of Religious Advisory Board (Shariah) Case Study of Islamic Bank of Thailand. Master’s Thesis. Thammasat University. (in Thai)

13. Ratthaborirak, B. (2014). The potential for the development of Islamic financial institutions. TRF Policy Brief. The Thailand Research Fund. (in Thai)
Rochananond, C., Attaworadej, A., klantakaphan, N. & Tiantitikl, R. (2010).The Study of Legal Improvement for Islamic Banking Development in Thailand. Research Report. The Thailand Research Fund. (in Thai)

14. Sangpradup, S. (2014). Administrative Organization with Good Governance A Case Study: Muang Betong Municipality, Betong District, Yala Province. Journal of Yala Rajabhat University, 9(1), 3-8. (in Thai)

15. Smadi, P. (2013). Lecture: Future Islamic Bank of Muslims of Thailand. White Channel, October 7, 2013. (in Thai)

16. Uruyos, M. (2010). The Study of Policy Development of Islamic Finance in Thailand. Research report. The Thailand Research Fund. (in Thai)

ชัชวาล นิยมวิทยานนท์ (ผู้ให้สัมภาษณ์). อิสมาแอ สนิ (ผู้สัมภาษณ์). ที่ 66 อาคารคิวเฮ้าส์ อโศก ซอยอโศก ถนนสุขุมวิท แขวงคลองเตยเหนือ เขตวัฒนา กรุงเทพมหานครฯ 10110. เมื่อวันที่ 31 กรกฎาคม 2560.

บรรจง บินกาซัน (ผู้ให้สัมภาษณ์). อิสมาแอ สนิ (ผู้สัมภาษณ์). ที่ 87/2 ซอยมูลทรัพย์ 2 ถนนรามคำแหง แขวงสวนหลวง เขตสวนหลวง กรุงเทพมหานครฯ 10250. เมื่อวันที่ 16 กันยายน 2560.

ปราโมทย์ สมะดี (ผู้ให้สัมภาษณ์). อิสมาแอ สนิ (ผู้สัมภาษณ์). ที่ 325/1 ถ.รามคำแหง แขวงสะพานสูง เขตสะพานสูง กรุงเทพมหานครฯ 10240. เมื่อวันที่ 4 พฤศจิกายน 2558.