The role of Islam in the legal system of Pakistan

The role of Islam in the legal system of Pakistan

The role of Islam in the legal system of Pakistan

Law of Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica > Law of Asia > Asia (South Asia. Southeast Asia. East Asia) Countries K-Z > Pakistan > Influence of other legal systems on the law. Superimposition of foreign rule on the customary (indigenous) law

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Martin Lau
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Netherlands
  • Publication Information: Leiden ; Boston : M. Nijhoff, ©2006
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Series title: London-Leiden series on law, administration, and development, 9.
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Print version: Lau, Martin. Role of Islam in the legal system of Pakistan. Leiden ; Boston: M. Nijhoff, ©2006 (DLC) 2006295539 (OCoLC)61766601

Short Description

1 online resource (VIII, 247 pages).

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The role of Islam in the legal system of Pakistan is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: M. Nijhoff
  • Responsable Person: by Martin Lau.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Copyright Date: 2006
  • Location: Leiden ; Boston
  • Country/State: Netherlands
  • Number of Editions: 16 editions
  • First edition Date: 2002
  • Last edition Date: 2006
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KPL469.5
  • Dewey Code: 340.59095491
  • ISBN: 9781441690647 1441690646 9789047417170 9047417178 1283060299 9781283060295
  • OCLC: 711003893

Main Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1: The Role of Islam in the Legal System of Pakistan from 1947 to 1977; Chapter 2: The Assertion of Islamic Law; Chapter 3: Article 2-A and the Objectives Resolution; Chapter 4: Constitutional Crisis, Democracy and Islam; Chapter 5: Islam and Fundamental Rights; Chapter 6: The Creation of Shariat Courts; Chapter 7: The Islamisation of Laws in Practice I; Chapter 8: Islamisation of Law in Practice II; Chapter 9: Human Rights, Natural Justice and the Shariat Courts; Chapter 10: The Effect of Repugnance.

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