The Muslim community is in much need for religious guidance on foster care, adoption and guardianship.
The document is intended primarily as a source of religious guidance for observant Muslims about the Islamic position on foster care, adoption and guardianship;
It may also help foster care agencies better understand the implications of Islamic belief and practices when they are considering placing Muslim children or young people with Muslim carers or are supporting such a placement.
ANIC recognises that there are exceptional cases and circumstances that might need exceptional Islamic rulings and verdicts. Therefore, ANIC will assess these cases and circumstances based on case by case to issue the appropriate Islamic ruling and verdict.
All the guidelines mentioned must comply with the current law and code of conduct (state or federal).
This document is subject to review from time to time.