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Islamic family law and its reception by the courts in England

by David Pearl

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Published by Islamic Legal Studies Program in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Conflict of laws -- Domestic relations -- Great Britain,
    • Domestic relations (Islamic law) -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby David S. Pearl.
      SeriesOccasional publications / Islamic Legal Studies Program ;, 1, Occasional publications (Harvard Law School. Islamic Legal Studies Program) ;, 1.
      ContributionsHarvard Law School. Islamic Legal Studies Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD685.M3 P418 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3995241M
      ISBN 100880860383
      LC Control Number2001335780

        This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - . queness of the law of Islam in the subcontinent that makes it worthy of study in its own right and not merely as a footnote to a study of the classi-cal law in the Middle East." With the creation of India and Pakistan in , the application of Muslim family law has in turn been influenced by.

      Roman law, the law of ancient Rome from the time of the founding of the city in bce until the fall of the Western Empire in the 5th century remained in use in the Eastern, or Byzantine, Empire until As a legal system, Roman law has affected the development of law in most of Western civilization as well as in parts of the East. Islamic sharia law courts in Britain are exploiting a little-known legal clause to make their verdicts officially binding under UK law in cases including divorce and domestic violence.

      Muslim personal law applied by regular court system. Four levels of courts: civil courts, district courts in administrative subdivisions of each state, State High Courts in each of the 18 states and the Supreme Court. Courts of first instance in personal status cases are Family Courts, organised under Family Courts Act 99 D. S. Pearl, ‘Islamic Family Law and Its Reception by the Courts in England’, Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School, Occasional Publications No 1, May , p. 4. See D. Joly, Britannia’s Crescent: Making a Place for Muslims in British society (Aldershot: Avebury, ) p.


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Islamic Legal Studies Program.]. 'I have commented on the Ordinance in "A Textbook on Muslim Personal Law" (2nd ed, Croom Helm, ) and in "Three decades of Executive, Legislative, and Judicial amendments to Islamic Family Laws" in and s "Islamic Family Law" (Graham and Trotman, ) at See in particular Muhammad Sarwar v The State [] PLD.

The dispute resolution processes in Islam are part of a larger Islamic legal framework, known as Islamic law or Shariah. There are two main primary sources of Islamic law. The first is the Quran Author: Dr Maria Bhatti. While there are many books on Islamic family law, the literature on its enforcement is scarce.

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Special attention is given to the law of minorities in their relation to the State. While there are many books on Islamic family law, the literature on its enforcement is scarce. This book focuses on how Islamic family law is interpreted and applied by judges in a range of Muslim countries – Sunni and Shi'a, as well as Arab and non-Arab.

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A ruling that has the potential to change the way Islamic marriage (plus other faiths) and divorce. Hadeer Soliman and Vishal Vora analyze the ongoing examination of the legal status of Islamic marriages and divorces under UK law using Al-Saedy v. Musawi (), Dukali v. Lamrani (), MA v.

JA (), and the July decision of Akhter v. Khan (). This piece was originally published on the SHARIAsource Portal. Introduction State level discussions, suggested legislation, and case law.

Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in the power structure within the court and within society at large.

The family courts may exercise the entire jurisdiction exercisable by and District Court or any subordinate civil court under any law for the time being in force. The Family Courts have the jurisdiction to accept a suit for proceeding between the parties to a marriage with respect to the property of the parties of either of them.

This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated.

The solutions proposed by different legal systems are reviewed, and some broader questions are. Sharia, or Muslim religious law, has been highly controversial in the UK. Interpretations of Sharia are associated in other countries with harsh penalties unknown in the UK; campaigners and politicians worry that Muslim women are discriminated against when family disputes are resolved under Sharia.

UKIP says that: "the law of the land must apply to us all. Furthermore, the study of the characteristics of the function and structure of Islamic law demonstrates its remarkable kinship with the common law in contrast to the civil law.

Finally, one cannot forget the opportunity for the transplant of these mechanisms from Islam through Sicily to Norman England.

The family is where legal rules presented as part of the Islamic shari`a are most widely applied in the Muslim world. This connection, often differently elaborated by particular social constituencies, can present difficulties to the advocates of law reform.

At the same time, the resonance of the issues at which advocacy is targeted creates an opportunity for creative exchange in addressing. Administration of family law enactment of Islamic family law (federal territory) act of Amended by Act A of Law reform (marriage and divorce) act of Reprinted in in Golden’s.

Marriage and divorce proceeding rules in Gazette 7 Feb Maintenance orders (facilities for enforcement) act of   Morocco and Jordan issued new family codes in and respectively.

Bahrain, Qatar as well as the United Arab Emirates all issued codified family laws in the s. Family law, which is often perceived to be “Islamic law”, continues to be at the centre of much political debate and controversy in most Muslim-majority countries.

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Adjudicating family law in Muslim courts. [Elisa Giunchi;] -- "While there are many books on Islamic family law, the literature on its enforcement is scarce.

This book focuses on how Islamic family law is interpreted and applied by judges in a range of Muslim.