TheĀ HouseĀ of Representatives for Aceh (DPRA) is now formulating the law or regulation (qanun) for setting up the syariah financial institution (LKS), which results in the conversion of all conventional banks in Aceh into syariah banks. The central government of Indonesia has given the Aceh province privilege in some sectors for implementing the syariah system, as Aceh, on the northern tip of Sumatra island, stands alone in having formally established Shariah law in Indonesia, a Muslim-majority country with a relatively secular Constitution.

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