Indian code of civil law related to Shiite Muslim marriages
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Asked by: fat55-ga
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20 Aug 2006 11:03 PDT
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I want an Indian Government web site where I can read all about Shiite laws of the civil codes governing marriages, dowry, gifts and other related matters. I want to review all the items with code numbers.
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Re: Indian code of civil law related to Shiite Muslim marriages
From: netpilot-ga on 23 Aug 2006 15:07 PDT
The following article indicates that India has chosen to leave questions of personal status law (family law) to be determined by "personal law boards". http://www.thesouthasian.org/archives/2005/indian_muslims_dont_need_law_b.html In other words, Indian Muslims continue to enjoy a large measure of autonomy in family law matters, subject to the umbrella oversight of the Indian state. There do not appear to be any Civil Code provisions dealing specifically with Muslim law. (There are provisions for Hindus.)
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