Muslim law of marriage & succession in India
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Muslim law of marriage & succession in India a critique with a plea for optional civil code by S. A. Kader

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Published by Eastern Law House in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Domestic relations -- India.,
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law) -- India.,
  • Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 33 (1st group)) and index.

Other titlesMuslim law of marriage and succession in India, Marriage & succession in India
Statementby S.A. Kader.
LC ClassificationsKNS540 .K33 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination33, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL509286M
ISBN 108171770932
LC Control Number98907106

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original source of Muslim Law, religion and culture, and also of the social, moral and other values, of Muslim Society. It is remarkable for its simplicity and practicability. Muslims in India are governed by their personal law: Mohammadan Law. To the students of Law, a study of this is a sine qua non as itFile Size: KB. 2 THE MUSLIM PERSONAL LAW (SHARIAT) APPLICATION ACT, ACT NO. 26 OF [7th October, ] An Act to make provision for the application of the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) to Muslims.1*** WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the application of the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) to Muslims 1***; It is hereby enacted as follows: 1. Short title and extent.—(1) This File Size: KB. The law on testate succession is governed by the Indian Succession Act, for all communities except Muslims. The law in relation to making of wills by Muslims is governed by the relevant Muslim Shariat Law as applicable to the Shias and the Sunnis. The marital relation. • A spouse relict in succession law is one whose marriage with the praepositus is valid and existing, actually or constructively at the time of the decease. • The marriage must be a valid marriage according to Islamic law. Dr Akmal Hidayah Halim

  A Muslim female has no right to contract a marriage with a non-Muslim even if he is a Kitabia or Parsi. Such a marriage will be void. The Special Marriage Act, allows any man or woman to get married to each other whether a Muslim or a non-Muslim. The succession will be governed under the Indian Succession Act, This article entitled “Succession under Muslim Law”, which outlines the law relating to both testate and intestate succession applicable to the Muslims of Sri Lanka, came out of an attempt made by its author, Justice Saleem Marsoof, PC in the late. Notwithstanding any custom or usage to the contrary, in all question regarding intestate succession, special property of females, including personal property inherited or obtained under contract or gift or any other provision of Personal Law, marriage, dissolution of marriage, including talaq ila, zihar, lian, khula and mubarrat, maintenance.   The book summarizes the law in India related to family relations, marital property, and succession, from the perspectives of Hindu, Muslim, Parsi, and Christian law and norms. The book begins with general background on the history, geography, demographics, and religions of India and the historical background and religious and secular sources of.

Muslim Law in India means" that portion of Islamic Civil Law which is applied to Muslims as a personal law".It consists of injunctions of Quran and has been further supplemented and modified by state Legislation and modern judicial precedents of the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India and also of the Privy Council. In cases where the subject matter of property is an immovable property, situated in the state of West Bengal, Chennai and Bombay, the Muslims shall be bound by the Indian Succession Act, This exception is only for the purposes of testamentary succession. Today, the issues of women rights in Muslim personal Law is highly controversial. Specially, Muslim women rights relating to triple talaq divorce, inheritance,maintenance has got much attention. Muslim Marriage Law: Polygamy in Islam In Islam, monogamy is the general rule while polygamy is only an exception. The Prophet did not favour polygamy except in exceptional circumstances. According to the Muslim Marriage Laws in India, a man can have up to 4 wives, but a woman can only have one husband at a time.