12 March 2017, Sun

Duty and Power of the Central Majlish-e-Shura

1. Duty
The duties of the Central Majlish-e-Shura collectively and the members individually shall be as follows:
a) Giving priority to the obeying and carrying out of the order of Allah and the Prophet (peace be upon him) over everything.
b) Observing whether the Ameer-e-Jamaat, the Majlish-e-Shura and every member of the Majlish-e-Shura are the followers of aakida, objectives and the principles of Islam as enunciated in this Constitution.
c) Attending the sessions of the Majlish regularly.
d) Clearly expressing one’s own view on every issue in accordance with one’s knowledge, Imaan (belief towards the fundamentals of Islam) and conscience.
e) Refraining from creating Jamaat or group within Jamaat. If any person is found to be indulged in such activity in the Majlish-e-Shura or within Jamaat, then discouraging him or trying to rectify him without waiting.
f) Trying to rectify the faults that may be appeared or felt in the Jamaat or in its activity wherever and how much it may be.

 2. Power
The power of the Central Majlish-e-Shura shall be as follows:
a) Giving interpretation to the Constitution of Jamaat and amending it;
b) Appointing auditor for the examination of Central Baitulmal and considering the report submitted by it;
c) Forming the Central Election Commission;
d) Determining the method of election for all levels;
e) Approving the central plan and budget of Jamaat;
f) Interrogating the Ameer-e-Jamaat and the secretaries of the Central Departments and reviewing their activities;
g) Taking the required steps in order to defend the independence, democracy and sovereignty of the country whenever necessary;
h) Enacting rules and regulations for the conferences including National council and central Majlish-e-Shura
i) Taking necessary steps for implementation of the objectives/vision of Jamaat in accordance with its Constitution;
j) Terminating/discharging the Ameer-e-Jamaat in accordance with the vote of two third members of the total members;
k) Transferring its powers or any part of it to the Central Working Committee, or to a committee or board formed in combination of members, or to the Ameer, or to the Secretary General or to any other person or persons subject to conditions set by it;

If necessary members required to form quorum for holding the session of the Central Majlish-e-Shura cannot be present at any time, the a Majlish composed in combination of all the Upazila/Thana Ameer(s) shall substitute the Central Majlish-e-Shura and it shall arrange for forming the Central Majlish-e-Shura or keeping the basic philosophy unaffected, it shall innovate a suitable and practical way for assistance and advice of the Ameer-e-Jamaat.

If any dispute/disagreement arises between the Ameer-e-Jamaat and the Central Majlish-e-Shura on any issue, the decision of the National Council of Jamaat on that issue shall be final.