The Standards Board is composed of twenty part-time members who are appointed by the Board of Trustees for a five-year term. Members of the Standards Board represent the following various categories: regulatory and supervisory bodies, Islamic financial institutions, Shari’a supervisory boards, university professors, organizations and associations responsible for regulating the accounting profession and/ or responsible for preparing accounting and auditing standards, certified accountants, and users of the financial statements of Islamic financial institutions.
The powers of the Standards Board include, among others, the following:
The Standards Board meets at least twice every year and its resolutions are adopted by the majority of the votes of the members voting. In case of a tie, the chairman of the Standards Board shall have the casting vote.