Judicial Practice in Distribution of Inheritance (mīrāth) in Islamic Courts in Nigeria

De Jure: Jurnal Hukum dan Syariah

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Title Judicial Practice in Distribution of Inheritance (mīrāth) in Islamic Courts in Nigeria
 
Creator Ismael, Ismael Saka
Oba, Abdulmumini Adebayo
 
Description Inheritance is one of the issues that has attracted the attention of many Islamic jurists. Although it has been regulated in fiqh books, the distribution of inheritance has the potential to cause disputes. This paper examines the legal framework governing distribution of inheritance under Islamic law as interpreted in Islamic courts in Nigeria. The paper analyses decided cases in constructing the judicial practice in distribution of estates among heirs in Islamic courts in Nigeria from commencement to conclusion of such distributions. This research is a legal normative study using judicial case and conceptual approaches. The paper concludes that Islamic courts in Nigeria adhere strictly to the Maliki school in the matters concerning distribution of inheritance.
 
Publisher Fakultas Syariah
 
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Date 2019-06-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ejournal.uin-malang.ac.id/index.php/syariah/article/view/6636
10.18860/j-fsh.v11i1.6636
 
Source De Jure: Jurnal Hukum dan Syar'iah; Vol 11, No 1 (2019); 1-22
De Jure: Jurnal Hukum dan Syari'ah; Vol 11, No 1 (2019); 1-22
2528-1658
2085-1618
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ejournal.uin-malang.ac.id/index.php/syariah/article/view/6636/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 De Jure: Jurnal Hukum dan Syariah
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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