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Author: Peter Burns

, claims on, and interests in, land asserted and defended in varying degrees of intensity and/ or success as the proximity, popularity or power of the legal person waxed or waned. Perhaps, the best word is 'roles'. Under adat each person had a set of roles with regard to land (and life). Life- and adat

In: The Leiden Legacy

constitutes the crime in question before he can be convicted for murder. One must first tackle two crucial conditions when considering the concurrence of mens rea and actus reus. (1) Intention must be the motivating factor behind the act. Consider the following example: A intends to kill B by gunshot but

In: Legal Maxims in Islamic Criminal Law: Theory and Applications
Author: Peter Burns

. Van Vollenhoven took pride in their shared place of origin. 2 The Leiden legacy legal values of indigenous communities in the Indies were something other than a pale reflection of Islamic law. On the contrary, he held, they were dis- tinctively Indonesian. It would be his life's work to

In: The Leiden Legacy

out by the Qawásim after they became established in Lengeh these motivations appear obvious. The life blood of the economy of the Qawásim and their tribal followers for generations had been, to a large extent, focused on the sea (pearling, fishing and, above all, trading throughout the Gulf and as far

In: The Iran-UAE Gulf Islands Dispute

traders there. Our position in the Persian Gulf had been maintained by the expenditure of large sums of money, stated to be millions, and also at a great cost of life. His contention was that the Administration of India had held that the security of the Persian Gulf was necessary for the proper defence of

In: The Iran-UAE Gulf Islands Dispute
Author: David S. Powers

inheritance practices of the nomadic Arabs living in the Hijaz prior to the rise of Islam. This tribal society was patrilineal in its structure and patriarchal in its ethos; individual tribes were formed of adult males who traced their descent from a common ancestor through exclusively male links. The tribe

In: Arab Law Quarterly
Author: Al-Harran

the Bumiputera entrepreneurs, others (the policy makers and corporate leaders) should realise that we are living in a world of rapid change due to technological advancement (such as the internet and information highways) and globalisation. If SMIEs (and Malaysia as a whole) want to survive in this

In: Arab Law Quarterly

to elimi- nate the basis for misunderstanding which is in many cases a lack of communication. Of course, the same principles that may enable one to prevent disputes may also be of use in helping to resolve disputes when they arise. At present we are living in an era which prides itself on

In: Arab Law Quarterly

rights protection can motivate consensual compliance with the law and encourage respect for the practical protection of minority rights globally. Generally, minori- ties fall within a vulnerable category7 of human beings whose need for human rights protection is morally justifiable and appealing to

In: Islam and International Law
Author: Mathias Rohe

census there were 579,640 Mus- lims living in Canada (more than twice as many as 1991); 352,500 of them in Ontario; cf. the data at http://www12.stscan.ca/english/census01/products/highlight/Religion/Page.cfm ?Lang=E&Geo+PR&View=1a&Code=01&Table=1&Start-Rec=1&Sort=2&Ba=Canada&B2=1 (the figure for Ontario

In: Islamic Law in Past and Present