Resolution of the council of islamic jurisprudence
Resolution No. 5 (d) 07.03.86 on (recovery devices)Praise be to Allah and peace and blessings be upon the Prophet Muhammad the last prophet and his family and companions The Islamic Fiqh Council held in the third session of the conference in Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, from 8 to 13 February 1407, corresponding to 11 to October 16, 1986 AD.
After trading in other aspects that have been raised on the subject (recovery devices)and listening to extensive explanations of specialist doctors. Decided as follows: That a person is considered legally dead and have all the rulings of death about it if it proved one of the following markers:
1. If stopped his heart and breathing stopped completely and the rule of doctors that this stop is irreversible.
2. If disrupted all the functions of the brain cease completely, and the rule of specialist, expert doctors that this is irreversible, and took his brain in decomposition. In this case justify lifting the vehicle recovery devices on a person, although some members such as the heart, for example, still works automatically by the vehicle devices. God knows ...