Identifying waqf* properties of Owqaf Organization And introducing its records office
Originally, the records office and Mowqoufat (assigned properties) was affiliated to Owqaf and the Charitable Affairs' Organization, Deputy of Owqaf Affairs administrative. Apart from the inner circle liabilities, gaining a correct list of waqf letters and property documents in different regions of the country; investigation about the properties and submitting them to legal authorities where needed; Performing directives issued by Iranian National Archives on Waqf records in the organization's offices, of which were among the organization's responsibilities. In 1972 the Deputy of Surveys and Planning was set up in order to organize the reoords. Prior to Islamic Revolution, the deputy had three offices with seperated resposibilities. These resposibilities would include the following: 1-THE Statistics and Engineering office for Crown properties. 2- Identification and Owqaf Reoords office, which infact worked under the Deputy Construction and Owqaf Affairs. Crossing off the Deputy of Surveys and Planning from the administrative chart, responsibilities of the Statistics and Engineerring office for Crown Properties were turned over to the Identification and Owqaf Reoords office. In the article, besides reviewing the records chart, the Owqaf organization has been researching on developments and significance of the records use. As well in particular after the Imam Khomeini’s Fatva on Waqf.