shariah law


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Noun1.shariah law - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
fatwa - a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
hudood, hudud - Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
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The statement said that each member of the Shariah Board is a qualified individual with in-depth knowledge and experience of Islamic accounting, finance, economics and Shariah law.
Our justice system is based on Shariah law and implemented by our independent judiciary," said the article.
He said face, covering hands and feet was not compulsory for women according to Shariah law.
May I very humbly point out that nowhere in the Holy Quran is it stated that Muslims must adopt the Shariah Law to run the political affairs of a country, but rather we, as Muslims, must abide by the laws of the country of our residence?
In a letter dated April 15, the panel pressed lawmakers to support a pair of bills that aim to ensure Shariah law - the framework of a legal system based on Islam - does not creep into U.
Yet the Saudi Arabian authorities have fiercely defended their use of the death penalty, arguing that far from being the brutal acts of a notorious armed group, the executions they authorize are acts of justice, carried out in line with Islamic traditions and religious law, known as Shariah law, and only after the strictest fair trial standards are upheld.
Also the 'Time is of essence' clause in common law warrants for work to be done with due diligence and should be completed in reasonable time, thereby maintaining basic principles of Shariah law of fairness and equity.
The judge in this case dismissed the mullah's Shariah law defense.
Through its strategic initiatives, ICD continues to successfully support the economic development of member countries through provision of finance to private sector projects in accordance with the principles of Shariah law.
The British cleric suspected of urging several ISIS recruits, including James Foley's executioner, has called Islamic State militants as "noble" and boldly predicted the West will soon be ruled by Shariah law.
An insurance analyst said, 'Insurance penetration is all depend on commercial interest as a Muslim country and Takaful-based totally on Shariah Law, people likely to take interest in this type.
They were accused of propagating anti-democratic ideology against the principles of the division of powers by imposing Shariah law in Bulgaria, thus threatening the national security.