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Regulating the role of extended families in providing financial support under Malaysian Law

Mohd Zin, Najibah (2008) Regulating the role of extended families in providing financial support under Malaysian Law. IIUM Law Journal, 16 (1). pp. 109-124. ISSN 0128-2530

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Abstract

This paper examines the adequacy of legal provisions governing the role of extended families in providing financial support under Malaysian law. This is to promote the importance of such function despite the breaking up of extended family relationships due to modernisation and urbanisation. The study focuses on Malay Muslim Family where personal law is based on Shariah and the role of extended family is an important component of the system. Besides other form of financial provisions are analysed to reflect the xtent of familial relationship in response to the current needs

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 665/3211
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Legal Practice
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Najibah Mohd Zin
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2011 08:56
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2011 08:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3211

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