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Khan, Muhammad Aslam (1997) JUDICIARY SYSTEM DURING OTTOMAN CALIPHATE. PhD thesis, Islamia University, Bahawalpur.



The thesis contains six chapter, a preface the beginning and gist of dissertation in the end. The importance Islamic Judiciary system is discussed in the preface. The meaning of Qdha, linguistically and technically has also been explained. The first chapter discussed Judiciary system in chronological order right form pre-Islamic paganism. It also covers period of the prophet(PBUH) righteous caliph, Qmayyids Abbasids period. The second chapter deals with short history of Turkey, its geographical location , climate culture& civilization. It through light on the distant feature of judiciary systems in Turkey. The third chapter deals with modus operandi of Turkish Judiciary system. It is mixture of sharial & western courts. It also explains conditions laid down by Islam for appointment qualifications & dismissal of a Qadhi (Judge). In the end these is a complete discussion about the system of IFTA (giving legal opinion). The fourth chapter discusses modus operandi of the learning of a suit law suit, its rejection, its cordialities its time limit have been explained in detail. The proofs of the claim witness its procedure, & prescribed course of instructions about it are also dealt with The fifth chapter explains that Turkish judiciary system was functioning under a Shaikh Al-Islam & two Qadhis of camps of Romelia & Anatolia Therein we find gradation of Qadhais (judges) their duties & powers; their salaries & other privileges. In the end we find biographies of the judges this period. The sixth chapter states the fact that all laws of ottoman caliphate has based on Quran & Sunnah. Sultan sulaiman Azam has made an other collection law under the name of Qaduh Namah which derived from laws made by his processors.

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Uncontrolled Keywords:ottoman caliphate, judiciary system, turkey, qadhis, quran & sunnah, sultan sulaiman azam, islamic judiciary, ifta
Subjects:Arts & Humanities (b)
ID Code:1030
Deposited By:Mr. Muhammad Asif
Deposited On:16 Dec 2006
Last Modified:04 Oct 2007 21:04

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