Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Volume 1 (1994-1995)


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Eugene Cotran, Circuit Judge, Visiting Professor of Law, SOAS, Chairman, CIMEL, London, UK . Chibli Mallat, Attorney and Professor of Law, St. Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon.
Table of Contents to Volume 1 Biographical Notes Preface Transliteration Table of Currencies Part I – Articles Introduction to the Pakistani Legal System, with special reference to the Law of Contract - M. Lau From Babylonian to Islamic Law - J. Schacht Les Droits de l'Homme au Maroc: Evolution Récente et Perspectives - M. Zirari-Devif Imagined Communities Legislated: Nationalism and the Law of Nationality in Syria and Egypt - E. Kienle Legal Implications of Maritime Boundary Disputes (with special reference to the Gulf) - H.M. Al Baharna Constitutional Law in the Middle East: The Emergence of Judicial Power - Chibly Mallat Privatisation and Project Finance in the Sultanate of Oman - M. Amison Legal Aspects of the Taxation System in Qatar - N. Al Nauimi Part II – Country Surveys Egypt - Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Syria - J. El-Hakim Iraq - S. Al-Mukhtar Jordan - H. Haddad Palestine - A. Al-Qasem Lebanon - C. Mallat Libya - M. El-Alem Sudan - S. Safwat Kuwait - A.F. Kassim Saudi Arabia - A. Abrahams United Arab Emirates (UAE) - R. Price Bahrain - H.M. Al Baharna Qatar - N. Al-Nauimi Oman - N. Edmondes Yemen - N. Shamiri Iran - M.A. Ansari-Pour Algeria - Y. Kebir Morocco - M. Zirari-Devif Tunisia - A. Gaigi Part III – Selected Documents Peace Treaties. Palestine and Israel - Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Goverment Arrangements ("Oslo Agreement") Palestine and Israel - Exchange of Letters (1) Palestine and Israel - Agreement on the Gaza Strip and the Jericho Area ("Cairo Agreement") Palestine and Israel - Exchange of Letters (2) Jordan and Israel - Treaty of Peace Legislation Egypt - Law concerning Arbitration in Civil and Commercial Matter Iraq - Laws and Resolutions Relating to the Annexation and Liberation of Kuwait Iraq - 1994 Penal Laws and Resolutions Palestine - Decree concerning the Judicial and Legal System Palestine - Decree establishing the Commission for Human Rights Lybia - Law on the Rules of Talion (qisas) and Criminal Compensation (Bloodmoney, diyya) Oman - Investment Laws Part IV - Selected Cases Lebanon - Decision of the Constitutional Council Qatar - Dr. N. Al-Nauimi v. Gulf Air. Pakistan - Zaheer-ud-din v. The State (Case Note - M. Lau Index