This book addresses the position and the application of Islamic law in Malaysia and also examines the jurisdictional conflict between the civil courts and the syariah courts. It discusses the role and duties of syariah judges and other syariah courts officers, the institution of Fatwa in Malaysia and the profession of Peguam Syarie. Administration of Islamic Law in Malaysia Text and Material Second Edition is a definitive edition which provides a comprehensive update on the subject matter. It features an additional chapter as well as a discussion of reported cases since the publication of the first edition.
Contents: Chapter 1 ? Islamic Law in Malaysia: Its Early Historical Development and Its Legal Institutions Chapter 2 ? Position of Islamic Law in Malaysia Chapter 3 ? Islamic Law in Civil Courts Chapter 4 ? Jurisdictional Conflicts Chapter 5 ? Administration of Syariah Courts Chapter 6 ? The Role of Syariah Judges Chapter 7 ? Peguam Syarie (Syarie Lawyer) in Malaysia Chapter 8 ? Institution of Fatwa in Malaysia