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Asaf A.A. Fyzee: Cases in the Muhammadan Law of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh 2nd ed

Edited by: Tahir Mahmood

ISBN13: 9780195654509
ISBN: 0195654501
Published: May 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: India
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This is the second edition of a classic first published in 1965. This updated edition contains concise extracts of landmark judgements relating to Muslim law in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

It contains all the leading cases on most important issues such as:-

  • Interpretation of Text,
  • Who is a Muslim,
  • Hybrids,
  • Customs,
  • Marriage,
  • Dower,
  • Dissolution of Marriage,
  • Acknowledgements of Paternity and Legitimacy,
  • Guardianship,
  • Illegitimate Child,
  • Gift,
  • Life Interest,
  • Wakf,
  • Mosque,
  • Pre-emption,
  • Administration of Estates,
  • Inheritance,
  • Customary Law,
  • Will,
  • Testamentary Power,
With recent updates and cases from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Edited by Inida's most outstanding scholar of Islamic law this volume will be an essential read for all libraries and institutions that catalogue books on Islamic law.

This is an essential reading for scholars and students of law and religion. It will be especially important to lawyers and judges as Fyzee is still considered the greatest authority on Islamic law. It will also be useful to scholars and students of applied jusriprudence and philosophy.

Other Jurisdictions , Middle East, Islamic Law
PREFACE, INTRODUCTION, REFERENCES AND ABBREVIATIONS; 1. Interpretation of Text; 2. Who is a Muslim; 3. Hybrids; 4. Customs; 5. Marriage; 6. Dower; 7. Dissolution of Marriage; 8. Acknowlegement of Paternity and Legitimacy; 9. Guardianship; 10. Illegitimate Child; 11. Gift; 12. Life Interest; 13. Wakf; 14. Mosque; 15. Pre-emption; 16. Administratio of the Estaetes; 17. Inheritance; 18. Customary Law; 19. Will; 20. Testamentary Power; 21. Recent updates and cases from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh; INDEX OF STATUTES, INDEX OF CASES, GENERAL INDEX