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Islamic Law

A selection of Islamic law resources relating to Singapore:

Administration of Muslim Law Act 1966
AMLA has provided for a centralised system of administration covering all aspects of Muslim life in Singapore. Published by Singapore Infopedia (National Library Board). Click HERE for full text of the Act.

ADR and Islamic Law: the Cases of the UK and Singapore
Paper published by Arif Jamal in the NUS Faculty of Law, Working Paper Series (2015).

Islamic Legal System in Singapore
Article by Ahmad Nizam bin Abbas providing an overview of the introduction and applicability of Muslim law in Singapore, from the colonial administration of the British to the contemporary period. Published in the Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal (2012).

Lessons from Singapore: an Evaluation of the Singapore Model of Legal Pluralism
Paper published by Ann Black in the ASLI Working Papers Series (2012)

Singapore’s Muslim Law Versus Syariah Revivalism
Article by Noor Aisha Abdul Rahman published in ISEAS Perspective (2016).

Syariah Court Singapore
The Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine disputes pertaining to Muslim marriages, divorce and inheritance.

General Islamic law resources (including those on Islamic banking):

Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL)
Listing of Islamic law resources published by the Centre.

Guide to Researching Islamic Law
Guide to resources that are available in the Harvard Law School Library collection. Published by Aslihan Bulut whose other related guides include:

Islamic Financial System
Information on the Islamic financial system, including information on Islamic banking and Islamic business ethics. By the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance.

Islamic Jurisprudence
Information on Islamic law published by the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance.

Islamic Law Research Guide
Listing of primary and secondary sources of Islamic law. Written by Aslihan Bulut for the Arthur W. Diamond Law Library, Columbia University (last updated 2011).

Islamic Law Research
Listing of articles, books, dissertations, and primary law sources useful for research on Islamic law published by the Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington School of Law.

Islamic Legal Studies Program
Information on research projects conducted at Harvard Law School. Includes full texts of the Program's Occasional Publications series. Resources
Since its founding in 1997, has maintained an independent editorial and sought to promote open debate on critical contemporary issues. This website contains a wealth of resources on Islamic law and finance.

Journal of Islamic Studies
Open access, multi-disciplinary publication dedicated to the scholarly study of all aspects of Islam and of the Islamic world, including political science, law, literature, and international relations. Published by Oxford University Press.

Middle Eastern Law: Research Sources
Listing of works on various aspects of classical Islamic law. Maintained by Aslihan Bulut and Yahya Melhem, Harvard Law School Library.

Researching Islamic Law: Malaysian Sources
Research guide by library consultant, Shaikh Mohamed Noordin. Published in GlobaLex.

Information on Wikipedia.

Understanding Islamic Law
Article by Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani on the Islamic Supreme Council of America website.

Content updated on 28 Sep 2018

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