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- ined the original coherence of the system, balance and adaptation of the shari'a to the society from which it originates. And the necessary adjustments which were to be brought about are still lack- ing. In addition, some provisions of the Family Code, in particular those related to the rights and

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., “Liberation or anarchy?”. 42 Dorte Verner, Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries: A Case for Adaptation Governance and Leadership in Building Climate Resilience (Washington, dc : World Bank, 2012). 43 Dorte Verner, Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries: A

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(both East and West) must reconsider the terms and modalities of the reform process ( is ̣ lāh ̣ , tajdīd ).” His main distinction here is between mere “adaptation reform”—reacting cau- tiously and defensively to the social changes initiated by outsiders—and “transformation reform”—a self

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less successful adaptation of other legal systems. Libyan law is characterized by its multiple sources. Whilst Libyan law enshrines a certain number of principles common to most Roman–Germanic legal systems, essential concepts of Libyan law are inspired by the Islamic law of contracts. The unrest

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otherwise expressly provided in this Act, the law of British India and of die several parts thereof existing immediately before the appointed day shall as far as applicable and with the necessary adaptations, continue as the law of each of the new Dominions and the several parts thereof until other

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negotiations, in ways that it might not otherwise have done. The extent of forced adaptation is not easy to measure, however. The requirements for WTO accession are less than definitive because they are arrived at through multilateral negotiations, with the applicant country producing reports on aspects of

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shall they end with the passing of time. Financial rights are also enjoyed. The author shall have the right to receive royalties for any copying, translation, adaptation, public performance or other material exploitation of his or her work. Royal Decree 37/2000 makes exceptions as to when uses of an

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, adaptations, music arrangements and other original transformations of literary or artistic works. The right of author (individual or legal entity) remains in force and protected during his lifetime and accrues to benefit of his heirs for fifty years after his death. The law also provides for fifty

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the field of substantive law: the development of general concepts of substantive law which can be applied to international commercial disputes. A number of the concepts involved are well known in all systems-good faith, bona fides, equity, the adaptation of contracts in view of changing circumstances

In: Arab Law Quarterly

also should be made of the law regulating liabilities arising out of unlawful acts (laws of torts) in order to describe how local social conditions influenced the adaptation and development of modern legislation in Kuwait. Under Law No. 6 of 1961, the concept of liability was primarily based on fault

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