Mufti Institution was first founded before the country’s independent day. In 1957, The State of Melaka has produce one enactment which is named as Enekmen Pentadbiran Hukum Syarak Negeri Melaka 1959 (amendment in 1991 and 2002). The State Mufti’s post and its function are legally formed under this enactment. During the earlier stage, Melaka Mufti Department is under one section in Melaka Islamic Religious Department. It is known as Fatwa Department. However, in 1996, Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (Public Services Department) has circulated a letter regarding the separateness of Fatwa Department under each Religious Department in Malaysia.
1. Pembantu Hal Ehwal Islam S17
2. Pembantu Tadbir (Perkeranian/Operasi) N17
Interview Date : 11/11/2013