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This term ‘has acquired popularity with politicians as well as with lawyers. It is, however, used ambiguously to designate the suitability of a dispute for settlement, both as to law ... ...

Law and Society: The Interplay of Revelation and Reason in the Shariah

Law and Society: The Interplay of Revelation and Reason in the Shariah   Reference library

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

The Oxford History of Islam

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2022
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Religion
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...haram )—are legal categories. The remaining three categories, which cover a much larger area, are basically moral and not justiciable. A substantive distinction between the religious and legal aspects of conduct can be seen even within the two categories of obligatory and forbidden. Religious obligations, such as prayer, fasting, and the hajj, are classified as “pure right of God” ( haqq Allah ) and are normally not justiciable. differ in that respect from those obligations that fall under the right of human beings ( haqq al-adami ), such as debt repayment...

Religious Regulation in India

Religious Regulation in India   Reference library

Kristina M. Teater and Laura Dudley Jenkins

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

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2020
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Social sciences, Politics, Religion
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...Mallampalli, 2011 ). Personal laws continued after independence. Article 44 of the constitution calls for India to create a uniform civil code—“The State shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”—but this is in the non-justiciable “Directive Principles” section of the constitution. The Constituent Assembly used Directive Principles to urge state action, but these are not mandatory. The government of India still has not standardized the civil code. The Special Marriage Act of 1954 created a religiously...

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