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, Acknowledgement of Paternity and Legitimacy, Guardianship, Illegitimate Child, Gilt, 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.
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Tahir Mahmood is Founder-Chairman of Amity University Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in New Delhi. He has been Dean of the Delhi University Law Faculty, Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities and Member of the National Human Rights Commission. Fyzee is an outstanding scholar of Islamic law and author of Outlines of Muhammadan Law. He received from the Government of India, the Padma Bhushan in recognition of his contribution to Islamic Jurisprudence.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0195654501