Administration of Muslim Law Act
(Chapter 3, Section 88C)
Administration of Muslim Law (Halal Certificates) Rules
R 8
G.N. No. S 497/2005

(2nd July 2007)
[1st August 2005]
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Administration of Muslim Law (Halal Certificates) Rules.
2.  In these Rules —
“catering establishment” means a catering establishment as described in the First Schedule to the Environmental Public Health Act (Cap. 95) and includes a facility where food is prepared, packed and delivered to retail food establishments;
“Government school” has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Education Act (Cap. 87);
[S 571/2012 wef 19/11/2012]
“poultry” includes a chicken, a duck, a goose, a quail or a turkey;
[S 222/2016 wef 01/08/2016]
“product processing facility” means any place or premises or any part thereof (not being a catering establishment) used for the manufacturing, processing, preparation, storage or packing of products for the purpose of distribution to wholesalers and retailers or for export;
[S 578/2009 wef 01/12/2009]
“retail food establishment” means a retail food establishment as described in the First Schedule to the Environmental Public Health Act.
Fees for application for halal certificate, etc.
3.—(1)  An application for a halal certificate under section 88A(2) of the Act shall be —
(a)made to the Majlis in such form as the Majlis may determine; and
(b)accompanied by the appropriate fee specified in the Schedule.
(2)  The appropriate fee set out in the second column of the Schedule shall be payable to the Majlis upon the issue of a halal certificate in relation to any product, service or activity, or upon the grant of approval to use a specified halal certification mark, under section 88A of the Act.
[S 571/2012 wef 19/11/2012]
Refund of fees
4.  No refund shall be made in respect of any fee paid under these Rules.
Restriction on transfer of halal certificate
5.  No holder of a halal certificate shall transfer or assign the benefit of his certificate to any other person.
Compoundable offence
6.  An offence under section 88A(5) of the Act may be compounded by the Majlis in accordance with section 88E of the Act.
[S 47/2009 wef 01/03/2009]