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Muslim family law in Sri Lanka

Chulani Kodikara

Muslim family law in Sri Lanka

theory, practice, and issues of concern to women

by Chulani Kodikara

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Published by Muslim Women"s Research and Action Forum, Women Living under Muslim Laws in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Domestic relations (Islamic law) -- Sri Lanka,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law) -- Sri Lanka

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChulani Kodikara.
      ContributionsMuslim Mātar Ārāycci Ceyal Mun̲n̲aṇi., Women Living Under Muslim Laws (Organization), Ceylon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKPS540 .K63 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination136 p. ;
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL169264M
      ISBN 109556250050
      LC Control Number99947788
      OCLC/WorldCa43657597

      May 07,  · Crucible of Conflict is an ethnographic and historical study of Hindu castes, matrilineal family structure, popular religious traditions, and ethnic conflict. It is also the first full-length ethnography of Sri Lanka’s east coast, an area that suffered heavily in the tsunami and that is of vital significance to the political future of the island nation. Another sense in which the legal system of Sri Lanka is mixed is that it includes what are called the special laws. A part from the general law which applies to everyone, which is made up of English and Roman-Dutch law, Sri Lanka also has Muslim law, Kandyan and Tesawalamai, which apply respectively to Muslims, Kandyan Sinhalese and to Tamil.

      Divorce by the wife is known as fasah divorce in Muslim law, and although the term is not used in Sri Lanka,the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act recognizes the right of the wife to divorce on the grounds identified with fasah divorce. The availability and scope of . The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) is opposed to making any changes to the existing Muslim family law. Mufti Rizvi, who is a member of the Saleem Marsoof Committee appointed to look into reforms to the Muslims Marriages and Divorces Act (MMDA) of , has made the oracular pronouncement that the law is ‘perfect in its present state’ and required no reform.

      Feb 17,  · We ought not to forget that Muslim Law in Sri Lanka has a long and distinguished history. It is as long as the history of the Muslims in this country, dating back . Jul 31,  · Only % of marriages in Sri Lanka results in divorce compared to 42% in UK. July 31, , pm. Ms. Tara Blick and Ms. Gemma Thomson, two prospective law students of Edinburgh University and Sheffield Hallam University, have been given an introduction into the multiple systems of law in Sri Lanka, including Kandyan Law, Roman-Dutch Law, Muslim Law, English Law, and Tesawalamai Law.


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E-ISSN: Cited by: 1. Jun 16,  · While Islamic scholars in Sri Lanka are finding excuses to uphold child marriages, a year-old Muslim schoolgirl from the country’s north-west tried to kill herself in order to stop her.

The union took place under the version of Sri Lanka’s family law that applies only to Muslims. It does not require the bride’s consent and does not specify a minimum age for marriage. marriage and divorce (muslim) an act to make provision with respect to the marriages and divorces of muslims in sri lanka and, in particular, withrespect to the registration of such marriages and divorces.

law nos, 41 of act nos, 13 of 31 of 22 of 1 of 5 of 32 of [1st august, ] short title. Mar 08,  · An Ethnological Study of the Muslims of Sri Lanka by Asiff Hussein is by far the most comprehensive work of its kind. It is the culmination of much research, inquiry and field studies on the society and culture of the country’s major Muslim groups, the Moors, Malays, Memons and other Muslims of Indian origin who though of different ethnic origins, share the common faith of Islam.

Sri Lanka Muslim Family Genealogy. KARIAPPER FAMILY. In a country that had emerged from the yoke of colonialism - in what is known in International Law as the realisation of the right to self-determination development was rather seen as a process of both consolidating that right as well as giving meaning and content to it.

Having served. Nos.l3ofl, 31 of22 of1 of5 of32 ofLaw. 41 of MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE (MUSLIM) AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION WITH RESPECT TO THE MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES OF MUSLIMS IN SRI LANKA AND, IN PARTICULAR, WITH RESPECT TO THE REGISTRATION OF SUCH MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES.

The evidence presented by various explorers such as Cosmos, Marco Polo etc; suggest that the Persian played a dominant role during the earliest phase of Muslim trade in the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka had been the chief trade entrepot of Persian.

Sri Lanka was known as Sarandib, Saheelan. Muslim family law in Sri Lanka: theory, practice, and issues of concern to women.

[Chulani Kodikara; Muslim Mātar Ārāycci Ceyal Mun̲n̲aṇi.; Women Living Under Muslim Laws (Organization); Ceylon.]. In addition, Muslim lawyers, judges as well as students of law in Sri Lanka too lack the quest for learning of Islamic legal values that were fundamentals of the law and jurisprudence (fiqh), and the commonalities between various legal systems that continuously evolve around the world.

Apr 01,  · The presumption of Muslim law as applied in India and Sri Lanka is that a person attained puberty at In Sri Lanka, in a case decided inJustice Gratiaen decided that a Muslim minor becomes emancipated and, therefore, acquires capacity to enter into contracts on proof of attaining puberty or on reaching the age of Muslim law in Sri Lanka is one of three customary laws which is applicable to Sri Lankans who are Muslims by virtue of birth and conversion to Islam.

The other two customary laws are Kandyan law and Thesavalamai. It is different from Islamic law and governs aspects of Government: Executive, Presidency, President. Jul 27,  · Misconception regarding sharia law illustrious among western nation, Muslim majority countries as well as locally in Sri Lanka, also it is not limited to non-Muslims but also for Muslim and for some Muslim intellectuals.

Nature of misconception regarding sharia law vary from it macro level issues to micro level issues. 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.

Dec 31,  · මුස්ලිම් නීතිය (Muslim law in Sri Lanka) - නීතිඥ කරුණාරත්න හේරත් | Sinhala Book Review SL Books is a You Tube channel intended. The Law of 16 July declares that Islamic law governs personal status laws of Muslims, with Sunni and Ja'afari Shia jurisdiction of Islamic law.

Malaysia. Schedule 9 of Malaysian constitution recognizes Islamic law as a state subject; in other words, the states of Malaysia. The Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) has been making the newsrounds lately both locally and internationally because, frankly, of how some of the clauses literally violates basic human rights.

It's an archaic law which lobbyists are attempting to reform, and it currently supercedes the Sri. A Hand Book Law & Society Trust Economic, Social & Cultural Rights Programme. State Lands and Land Laws A Hand Book Law & Society Trust No.

3, Kynsey Terrace, Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka Act No 23 of National Environmental Act No 56 of Prescription Ordinance No. 22 of State Land (Recovery of Possession) Act No 7 of As a Muslim, Ismail is obligated to live within the codes of Sri Lanka’s Muslim law. Since she was married under Muslim law, she must also divorce under Muslim law.

A Muslim Personal Law Reforms Committee set up by the government in is finalizing recommendations .Sri Lanka Muslim Family Genealogy. Fowzul Inaya, Ummu Honey, Siddiq and Husain, mother-in-law of late Huzair Zaheed, Ahamed Kabeer, Mohamed Lafir, Nilfer Hassen, late Fenoza Zahir and Fathima Hani Mohideen, sister of late Thahir, late Ismail, late Sadiq and Farooq, Saleema, Noor.