Concept

Council of Islamic Ideology

Summary
Council of Islamic Ideology (CII; () is a constitutional body of Pakistan, responsible for giving legal advice on Islamic issues to the government and the Parliament. This body was founded in 1962 under the government of Ayub Khan. Functions The council has the following functions:

To recommend laws conforming to Quran and Sunnah to the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies.

To advise the Parliament, Government of Pakistan, President of Pakistan, or Governor on any question referred to the council as to whether a proposed law is or is not repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam.

To make recommendations to bring current laws into conformity with Islamic injunctions.

To compile guidance for the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies.

However, the Government can make a law before advice is furnished by the council. The council is also responsible for submitting an annual interim report, which is discussed in the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies within s
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