THE LEGAL REGULATION OF HALAL PRODUCT GUARANTEES IN INDONESIA
Keywords:Regulation, Guarantee of Halal Products, Halal Certification, Halal Products
The purpose of research to study and analyze about the legal regulation of halal product guarantees in Indonesia. The development of the halal industry is now increasing, not only Muslim countries, but non-Muslim countries are also increasingly actively developing the halal industry. Even non-Muslim countries export halal products. This is certainly a problem that must be considered, which is actually a Muslim country must be able to become a producer of halal products for Muslim consumers. Based on data, Indonesia is one of the largest consumers of halal products in the world, this condition should be a motivation to be able to develop into the world's largest producer of halal products. However, if regulations are not implemented, and the development target of the halal industry in Indonesia is not implemented, then Indonesia will continue to be a target for consumers of halal products. Departing from this phenomenon, regulations and policies are needed that are able to optimize the role and participation of the government and society in the application of halal product guarantees. Thus, the policy of the Halal Product Guarantee Law Number 33 of 2014 concerning Halal Product Guarantees was issued, as well as Government Regulation Number 39 of 2021 concerning the Implementation of Halal Product Guarantee.
The normative-sociological method by conducting a study of various laws, regulations and practices.
The conclusion that can be drawn in this research is regulations on the application of halal product guarantees in Indonesia are also related to food regulations, consumer protection, especially for Muslim consumers who are required to consume halal food, as well as MUI regulations and fatwas related to halal certification and halal products. This rule is a reference and guide for the government in this case the Halal Product Assurance Agency (BPJPH) of the Ministry of Religion, and the community, especially business actors and consumers in implementing halal product guarantees in Indonesia, both related to halal certification, as well as the application of halal fatwas issued. by the MUI fatwa commission.