The Haryana Wakf Board is a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal. It was established under section 13 (1) of the Wakf Act, 1995 (Act No.43 of 1995) on 1st August, 2003 vide Government of Haryana Notification bearing No.18/2/96-3JJ (I), dated 1.8.2003. Previously, the State of Haryana was one of the constituent units of erstwhile Punjab Wakf Board, The erstwhile Punjab Wakf Board was dissolved vide notification of Govt. of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, dated 29th July, 2003 w.e.f the 1st day of August, 2003. After the dissolution of the erstwhile Punjab Wakf Board (which was composite Board for four States namely, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and U.T. Chandigarh), the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and U.T. Chandigarh established separate Wakf Boards for their States.