To make recommendations to bring current laws to conform to Islamic injunctions.
To compiles guidance for Parliament and Provincial Assemblies.
However, Government can make a law before the advice is funished by the council. The council is also responsible for submitting an annual interim report, which is discussed in Parliament and Provincial Assemblies within six months of its receipt.. Recently, the Council was strongly criticized in many traditionalist quarters for its recommendations on the procedure for khula. (See also Talaq ).
The council was then known as Advisory Council of Islamic Ideology. Its first eight members were: