Tazir crime

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Noun1.Tazir crime - (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way; "in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation"
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
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If there is a doubt about the guilt of a Hadd crime, the judge must treat it as a Tazir crime (Schacht, 1982).
As mentioned earlier, for Tazir crimes, Islamic judges are free to punish offenders in any manner they deem appropriate.
(61.) SANAD, supra note 40, at 102 (If a judge accepts a confession without investigating whether or not it was issued by free will, then the judge may be charged with a Tazir crime).