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the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed

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Tariq Farooq and others were of the view that since the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Shariat Court Ordinance was earlier tabled thrice by the government and that was still pending before the standing committee and in the presence of that new bill cannot be introduced in the House.
The Federal Shariat Court had directed for handing over assets of Peoples Trust Foundation to the legal heirs of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Muslim women felt that if the Shariat were in force instead of customary law, their rights to property, inheritance, and choice in marriage would be affirmed.
Large sections of people believe that Shariat courts are valid ones and they should go to them to get justice, which is not true," he added.
The Federal Shariat Court and Parliament Lodges have also faced the brunt of the SNGPL action for being defaulters of Rs224,000 and Rs770,000, respectively.
1/2Unfortunately, we have already lost half of the country in term of the partition of East Pakistan due to military operation, adding that Shariat cannot be imposed through military operation or lasting peace could also not be established by army interventioni 1/2, he added.
The bench consisting of Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Saqib Nisar and Justice Dr Muhammad Al-Ghazali issued notices to respondents on an appeal by Mazhar Alam against a decision of the Federal Shariat Court (FSC) that ordered the conversion of public property to private.
The plea was filed against a decision of the Federal Shariat Court which ordered transfer of trust property in favour of legal heirs of shaheed chairperson of Pakistan People's Party (PPP).
The regional government of Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) has been in negotiations with Maulana Sufi Muhammad, leader of the Tahrik-e-Nifaz Shariat Muhammadi group.
Announcing that Isfahan`s amusement park will be the greatest among its counterparts in the Middle East, Shariat said that the Chinese side believes that the design of the park is special and unique.
In a rare address on the Taliban-run Radio Shariat, Mullah Mohammed Omar, says: "The government may collapse", but the result would be the same as the jihad against the Soviet Union.
According to a report on the Voice of Shariat radio station, the letter also suggested that the UN would be violating its own rules and charter if it denied permission for the flights.
Pakistan's Catholic bishops opposed the measure and the government's claim that religious minorities do not object to the enforcement of Shariat (Islamic law).
The case went to the High Court in a legal system that is a mix of British common law and Islamic Shariat law.
Federal Shariat Courts were constituted by General Ziaul Haq and the judges of these courts held office at his pleasure.