Research Papers/Topics in Islamic/Sharia Law

A Female Quazi Appointed in the Judicial Position: Islamic Law and Public Opinion in Sri Lankan Context

Abstract: A Woman’s Competent to Be Appointed as a Judge in Quazi Courts. In Muslim Societies Has Been a Debated Issue For Decades. Although Some Muslim Majority Countries, Including Indonesia, Malaysia And Arab Countries, Have Allowed Women Judges (Qudath) In Shariah Courts, The Muslim Religious Leadership In Sri Lanka, Namely All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama (ACJU) As Opposed To Such Appointment To Administrate The Muslim Marriage And Divorce Act Of 1951 (MMDA) Which Is Adm...