The Legal Binding of Mui's Fatwa Number 18 Year 2020 in Relation to The Rejection The Buried Process of Corps with Positive Corona Virus in Kecamatan Jati Asih, Kota Bekasi from March 2020-December 2020
1Zulkifly Sanusi, 2Gunawan Widjaja
1,2Faculty of Law, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta, Indonesia

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The 2019 corona virus disease is an infectious disease that is currently endemic to the point of causing death. The problem in society today is the refusal to bury the bodies of patients suffering from this disease. MUI issued fatwas to help the public in dealing with existing problems related to the COVID-19 epidemic. The research aims to determine the application and regulation of the MUI Fatwa in connection with the burial of corpses who died as a result of COVID-19. Sociological juridical research type with a descriptive-analytic approach. The data taken consists of secondary data, in the form of primary legal materials, secondary legal materials and tertiary legal materials. In addition, as an analysis material, primary research data obtained from Jati Asih District was also used for the period of March 2020 - December 2020, where it is known that there are still many people who do not understand how to treat the bodies of patients infected with the COVID 19 virus. due to the absence of binding regulations regarding the handling of the bodies of COVID-19 patients and the lack of public knowledge regarding the handling of the bodies of patients infected with this virus. So that there is a need for binding regulations regarding the burial process of the bodies of COVID-19 patients.


Funeral, Covid-19 body, MUI fatwa


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