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Cases on Muslim Law of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin


Muslim law is an integral part of South Asian legal system; and case law plays a major role in its interpretation, application and development. The book provides the readers, by a judicious selection of principal judicial decisions, with an adequate number of fact situations and gives them a clear idea of the basic principles and rules of this law and their application by the courts. In selecting cases due weight has been given to colonial India, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Part I of the book gives the gist of sixty-one cases under three heads: issues of law, case summary and court decisio ... More

Keywords: Muslim law, interpretation, fact situations, judicial decisions, issues of law, case summary, comments, text, fields of law, comparative law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199457618
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457618.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin, author
Professor Emeritus, Department of History, and former Vice-Chancellor, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.