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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As per Shariah law, when a woman asks for divorce, she would have to return her dowry (mahr) in full to the husband.
The chief justice directed to distribute 5600 kanal land to the legal heirs according to provision of Shariah law.
The example of Afghanistan ruled under strict Shariah law for decades is clear to see.
It has warned that anyone who tries to commit such actions would be punished according to Shariah law.
IIUI President Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Deriweesh also spoke at the conference and placed emphasis on the fact that the Islamic Shariah Law focuses first and foremost on saving and protecting human life and that awareness should be spread about this misconception surrounding the bathing of infants as soon as they are born because it is harmful for them.
Even though the apex bank had been working on a uniform shariah law framework, its implementation has been delayed.
The plan has drawn the ire of Muslim clerics, who consider marriage rules unquestionable in Islamic Shariah law, on which the Tunisian legal system is based.
We believe our partnership with DGCX supports our vision to enhance cross-border collaboration as it offers access to the regional gold and commodities market, providing customers with improved hedging and investment solutions in compliance with Shariah law," said Ayedh Bin Dejem, the chairman for Ayedh Dejem Group.
Halal medicines are those that rigorously adhere to Shariah law and do not contain any animal parts, insects, alcohol or any other substance forbidden as 'haram' under Shariah law.
In 2009, Somalia adopted Shariah law, the legal code of Islam based on the Koran, a measure lawmakers hoped would boost popular support for the government and deter insurgency, (http://www.
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.
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?