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Stipulation in contract from Islamic and Malaysian legal perspectives

Abdul Manap, Norhoneydayatie and Laluddin, Hayatullah and Mohd Kusrin, Zuliza and Salleh, Ahmad Dahlan and Mat Zai, Mat Noor and Muhammad Husni, Ahmad and Nik Abdul Ghani, Nik Abdul Rahim and Omar, Anwar Fakhri (2013) Stipulation in contract from Islamic and Malaysian legal perspectives. Asian Social Science, 10 (2). pp. 112-117. ISSN 1911-2017 E-ISSN 1911-2025

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Generally, a subject of legal obligation is bound to perform his/her obligation regardless of whether the source of the obligation comes from the Lawgiver or is initiated by the subject of the law himself. Contract is a source of obligation which is initiated by a subject of legal obligation. Therefore, a person who makes a contract is responsible to the contract he concludes. Thus he is obliged to observe and perform his duty as agreed upon in the contract. In some cases, additional conditions or stipulations are included in the contract. Theses stipulations or conditions present a form of obligation that has to be complied with by contracting parties. The purpose of this study therefore, is to examine whether additional conditions can be added into the contract from the perspective of Islamic law and Malaysian law or otherwise. Thus, this study attempts to elaborate on the concept of stipulations its nature and types from Islamic and Malaysian laws points of view. The study also analyzes the similarities and differences of the concept of stipulations between both laws. The study uses comparative and analytical methods. The finding of the study shows that the term of stipulation and its types in Islamic law and Malaysian law are similar. Therefore, it is suggested that the contracting parties before making any stipulation to their contract to seek the advice of experts in order to make sure their contract is according with the law and is Shari’ah compliant.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7096/37756
Uncontrolled Keywords: stipulations, obligation, Islamic, law
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Hayatullah Laluddin
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2015 15:12
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2019 12:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/37756

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