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A case study on the implementation of Qardhul Hasan concept as a financing product in Islamic Banks in Malaysia

Zainal Abidin, Ahmad and Mohd Alwi, Norhayati and Mohd. Ariffin, Noraini (2011) A case study on the implementation of Qardhul Hasan concept as a financing product in Islamic Banks in Malaysia. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 1 (19). pp. 83-101. ISSN 0128-006

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Qardhul Hasan is a zero-return financing that Al-Quran urges Muslims to make available to those who need it. In addition, Qardhul Hasan is an example of a unique instrument offered by Islamic Financial Institutions (“IFIs”) due to non involvement of interest. The objective of this paper is to study the implementation of Qardhul Hasan concept, as a financing product in an Islamic bank in Malaysia. This study adopted a single case study research. This is the best approach and appropriate to answer the research questions and to achieve the research objectives. In addition, this is a pilot case study which can be extended for multiple case studies later. This study reveals that CALF Berhad offers Qardhul Hasan financing only to its employees. In addition, the facility is limited for certain purposes like marriage, birth of a child, study and other relevant purposes. The study also offers guidelines on the implementation process of the Qardhul Hasan financing in IFIs. Hence it is also believed that this study can be used by the regulatory body like Bank Negara Malaysia or Malaysian Accounting Standard Board, as a basis for setting up the accounting and reporting guidelines, specifically on Qardhul Hasan.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3574/41491
Uncontrolled Keywords: Qardhul Hasan, Case study, Malaysia, Financing
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Accounting
Depositing User: Dr. Noraini Mohd. Ariffin
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2015 10:01
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2015 10:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/41491

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