Muslim Personal Law

This book is the only authoritative work on Muslim Personal Law applied by Courts of Justice in India. After the passing of Muslim Personal law (Shariat) Application Act 1937, Muslim Personal Law applicable in India continued to be uncodified and it was difficult to Courts and Lawyers to find out the correct Shariat law provisions on matters of Personal law. Those books available in the market named ‘Principles of Mohammedan law’ written long before the passing of ‘Shariat’ application Act are not according to Shariat but based on English precedents which are not applicable now especially after the passing of the Sheriat Application Act.

This Book is the only book on Muslim Personal law available in India codified according to Sheriat. This is the only authoritative book of reference on Muslim personal law applicable in India. This is an essential book to the Lawyers who practice Muslim Personal Law. reference. This book containing 416 pages and the price is only 400Rs/ Postage free in major cities and towns in India where the courier services are available. In other Remote places book will be supplied by VPP.

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Muslim Personal Law means that part of Muslim Law (Shariat) applicable in India which can be enforceable through Courts of Justice in India. Shariath law as a whole is not applicable in India. That part of Muslim law applicable in India is called Muslim Personal Law.

The applicability of Muslim Personal Law in India is according to the provisions of the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act 1937. The name ‘Muslim Personal Law’ itself is taken from the name of the Act. It is a special statute which provides how much of the law of ‘Shariath’ is applicable to Muslims in India. The Act has only six sections and section 2 says that, in all questions 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, maintenance, dower, guardianship, gifts, trusts and trust properties, and wakfs the rule of decision in cases where the parties are Muslims shall be the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat).

Muslim Family Law

Muslim Family Law contains Muslim Laws on Marriage, Mahar or Dower, Matrimonial Remedies,…

Muslim Law on Property

Muslim Law on property contains various provisions of laws on Muslim Gift, Wills or Wasiya….

Muslim Law of Inheritance

This part contains Basic principles of inheritance in Muslim Law, Application of the prope….

Law on Wakf

This part contains basic laws of Waqf or appropriation of property and various provisions ….

  • Lack of legislative codification of personal law applicable to Muslims in the country and extensive reliance by the judiciary on the case law evolved, both during the pre independence and post-independence scenario, had always contributed controversies to the jurisprudence on the subject. (more…)
    Justice CK Abdul Rehim
    Judge, High Court of Kerala, Cochin - 682 031