Dower(Mahr) and its Kinds


Dower(Mahr): Dower is inherent in the concept of Muslim marriages and it is an integral part of it as well. Dower is one of the conditions of validity of Marriage and an agreement to forgo it is not permitted because of the words of the Exalted,“And give unto the women (whom ye marry) free gift of their marriage portion (Quran

Haraabah: Definition, Proof and Punishment in Law


Haraabah in Law: Haraabah is liable to Hadd is included in the Offences against Property (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, 1979. It is the modification(change)of the existing laws against property to bring the commission(perpetration-(irtikab-e-juram)) of certain offences within the injunctions of Islam. Relevant Provisions: Section 15, 16, 17 of Offences against Property (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, 1979. Definition of Haraabah: According

Zina and Zina Bil Jabr in Law


Zina in Law: Zina is an offence which is defined in the Offence of Zina (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, 1979. It means fornication or adultery. It is a commission of sexual intercourse without being validly married to a man and woman. Definition of Zina: According to Section 4 of the Offence of Zina (Enforcement of Hudood), 1979; “A man and

Will Definition and Parties in Will

will definition and parties in will

Introduction to Will: There are many modes of transferring property from one person to another. These are non-testamentary like gift and sale and testamentary like will in which a person declares his wishes to transfer his property to certain persons or in a certain way, as per his wishes, to take effect after his death. Islamic law restricts the testamentary

Definition of Gift and Its Essentials

Definition of gift and its essentials

The definition of Gift is that it is a transfer of property made immediately and without any exchange or consideration, by one person to another (Donor) and accepted by or on behalf of the later (Donee). Meaning of Gift: According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: “Something voluntarily transferred to one person by another without any compensation”. It means, “The donation of a

Muslim Marriage(Nikah): Essentials, Kinds and Muta

Muslim marriage nikah essentials kinds muta

Muslim Marriage(Nikah): Muslim Marriage(Nikah) is the central institution around which the whole family life revolves. Marriage is a process or a way through which a male and female become legal to one another in sexual activities. The procedure of Marriage is different in every religion. Hence, we will discuss here Muslim Marriage(Nikah) in detail. Definitions of Muslim Marriage(Nikah): According to

Acts, Rights, Obligation and its Classification

acts, rights, obligations and its classification

As a plural of fai’l, af’aal means the doing of a man, in terms of heart, tongue and limbs. These acts may be classified into:  1). Natural acts (Hissi)  Acts of mind (Qalbi)  Physical acts (Af’aal)  2). Juristic acts (Shar’i). They can be classified into: When these acts are classified as per religious purposes, they take the form of obligatory

Dissolution of Marriage and Divorce Types

dissolution of marriage

Dissolution of Marriage: Dissolution of marriage takes place on any of the following grounds: – Muslim Marriage(Nikah) Apostasy: It is the renunciation of religious faith when a Muslim renounces his faith it is called apostasy ( Ridd). The person is called an apostate (Murtad). As per pure Islamic Law, a male apostate is liable to death, and a female is