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The Islamic legal remedy on husband's imprisonment

Tengku Muda, Tengku Fatimah Muliana and Mohd, Azizah and Mohd Hashim, Noraini and Wan Mohd Khairudin, Wan Mohd Khairul Firdaus and Syed Husin, Syh Noorul Madihah and Mohd Yusoff, Zurita (2019) The Islamic legal remedy on husband's imprisonment. Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, 22 (Special Issue 1). ISSN 1544-0036 E-ISSN 1544-0044

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Abstract

The need of a prisoner’s wife is often not an issue of concern for many. Despite financial struggle, the imprisonment of the husband may affect the wife’s emotional being and inner needs. Since the repulsion of harm (mafsadah) serves as the objective of Islamic legal rulings, this paper seeks to examine the juristic views of different schools of laws in Islam on the remedy available where the husband has been sentenced for imprisonment. For comparative purpose, the provisions of law related to husband’s imprisonment as applied in Malaysia, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco are also discussed. Using content analysis method, the findings indicate that where the husband has been imprisoned, dissolution of marriage is allowed based on the ground of protecting the interest of the spouse, as well as an appraisal to the Islamic principle of repulsion of harm.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1931/71572
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prisoner’s Wife, Imprisonment, Harm, Islamic Law, Malaysian Law.
Subjects: 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
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Islamic Law
Depositing User: Dr Azizah Mohd
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2019 14:51
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2019 11:23
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71572

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