Muslim Law Guides and Articles


Different types of Divorce in Islam There are two categories of divorce under the Muslim law: Extra judicial divorce, and Judicial divorce The category of extra judicial divorce can be further subdivide…

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Muslim law of succession constitutes four sources of Islamic law – The Holy Koran The Sunna -  that is, the practice of the Prophet The Ijma - that is, the consensus of the learned men…

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What is a Mehr? Under the Muslim Law, Mehr (dower) means money or property which the wife is entitled to receive from the husband in consideration of the marriage but this consideration is not the same as that…

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Introduction to the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act 1. Short title and extent – (1) This Act may be called the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939.  (2) It extends to the whole of In…

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Introduction to the Muslim Women Act 1. Short title and extent.- (ACT NO. 25 OF 1986) (19th May, 1986). An Act to protect the right of Muslim women who have been divorced by, or have obtained divorce fr…

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