Muslim Law

Muslim Law

Who is a Minor under Muslim Law?

Under Muslim law, the age of majority is regulated by two system: The Classical Muslim Law: Under classic Muslim law a person is said to be minor if he or she has not attained the age of puberty. T…

Dower or Mahr under Muslim Law

Introduction and Meaning Mahr or Dower is a sum of money or other property to be paid or delivered to the wife. It is either specified or unspecified but in either case, the law confers a mandatory…

Minor and Guardianship under Muslim Law

Introduction A minor is supposed to have no capacity to protect his or her own interests. Law therefore, requires that some adult person must safeguard the minor’s person or property and do everyth…

Guardianship of the Property

Legal Guardianship of the minor’s property : Under Muslim law following parsons, in the order of performance, are recognize as the legal guardian of a minor’s property- father Executor appointed by…

WAKF: POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF A MUTAWALLI

ORIGIN: A desire to do charity and to dedicate property for charitable, spiritual, pious and religious purpose is common to all human beings in all over the world. A wakf under Muslim law is essent…