The course is designed to discuss in Muslim Law in detail. The Muslims are governed by Muslim Personal law. The personal laws play a vital role in governing the conflicting interest of the individuals. In India in personal matters, there is no national or regional law. Personal law of a person is not determined by his domicile or his nationality but by his membership of the community to which he belongs.
Module 1: Introduction
- Introduction to Muslim Law
- Historical Development of Muslim Law
- Schools of Muslim Law
- Sources of Muslim Law in India
Module II: Marriage
- Definition, Nature and Scope of Muslim Marriage (Nikah)
- Difference between Hindu & Muslim Marriage
- Essential Conditions of Muslim Marriage
- Classification of Muslim Marriage
- Distinction between Shia & Sunni Law of Marriage
Module III: Mahr (Dower)
Module IV: Dissolution of Marriage
- Essentials of Talaq
- Modes of Talaq
- Judicial Separation under The Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939
- Distinction between Shia & Sunni Law of Divorce
Module V: Maintenance
- Maintenance to Muslim Wife
- Divorced Wife’s Right to Maintenance under Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986
- Maintenance to Muslim Children
Module VI: Guardianship
- Meaning, Appointment and Removal of Guardianship
- Kinds of guardianship – guardianship in marriage, person and property
Module 7: Property and Maintenance
- Concept of property under Islamic Law, Hiba, Wakfs.
- Islamic Rules of Intestate succession, sharers, residuaries and Kinders, Doctrine of Radd and Aul.
- Principles of Inheritance under Muslim Law (Sunni Law)
Important articles and study material on Muslim Law – Click on the link to Read
- Dower or Mahr
- Examining Triple Talaq – meaning, nature, truth and myths
- Who is a Minor?
- Minor and Guardianship
- Guardianship of the Property
- Guardianship for Marriage and apostasy of marriage – guardian
- Maintenance of wife and children
- Pre-emption (Shuffa) under Muslim Law – Concept, Rights and Effect
- Manager of a Wakf: Mutawalli – Appointment, Duty, Power and Removal
- Wakf under Muslim Law: Concept, Creation, Control and Registration
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