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Faskh (divorce) and intestate succession in Islamic and South African law : impact of the watershed judgment in Hassam v Jacobs and the Muslim Marriages Bill
This article deals with intestate succession against the background of the complex Islamic legal aspects of faskh and talaq as forms of divorce. It elaborates on the divergent views held by Islamic
An analysis of the right of Muslim adopted children to inherit from their deceased parents in terms of the law of succession: A South African case study
  • M. Abduroaf
  • Psychology
    Journal of Comparative Law in Africa
  • 2021
This paper analyses the right of Muslim adopted children to inherit from their deceased parents in terms of the laws of succession within the South African legal context. The status of adoption in
An analysis of the rationale behind the distribution of shares in terms of the Islamic law of intestate succession
There are 35 verses in Al Quraan that refer to succession. A daughter always inherits half the share of a son in terms of the Islamic law of intestate succession. (See Khan The Noble Qur’an – English
An Analysis of the Right of a Muslim Spouse to Claim Pension Interest Subsequent to Divorce: A South African Case Study
Section 37D(1)(d)(i) of the Pension Fund Act 24 of 1956 enables a divorced spouse to claim pension interest from the pension fund organisation of his or her former wife or husband if certain
Application of the Islamic Law of Succession in South Africa
Muslims have been living in South Africa for over 300 years. There are over 750 000 Muslims living in South Africa today. These persons constitute a minority religious group in a non-Muslim country.
Muslim Marriage and Divorce in Sri Lanka. Aspects of the relevant jurisprudence
Muslims form 10 per cent of the Sri Lankan population. The country applies a mixed legal system. For many decades Muslim marriages and divorces have been governed by a separate piece of legislation.
An Analysis of Renunciation in Terms of s 2(C)(1) of the Wills Act 7 of 1953 in Light of the Moosa NO and Others v Harnaker and Others Judgment
Muslims have been living in South Africa for over 300 years. These persons are required in terms of their religion to fol- low Islamic law. There has (to date) been no legislation enacted by the
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