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LAW 227 Family Law: Reading list

LAW 227 Family Law

Department: Bachelor of Law

Module Description:This module covers the legal nature of marriage & divorce and their legal consequences. It also discusses the Islamic rules of inheritance, succession and will particularly under UAE law. The module covers topics including: eengagement and marriage; elements and conditions of a marriage contract; kinds of marriage; permanent and temporary prohibition of marriage; dowry & alimony; divorce & separation and their legal effects; capacity and tutorship; inheritance, succession and testament, and rules of inheritance.

Module texts

The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law, prepared purposefully for this particular module.

  • Khan, H., The Islamic Law of Inheritance, (2nd ed. Oxford UP, 2021)
  • Shukri, H., Muslim Law of Marriage and Divorce, (31st ed. Gorgias Press 2009)

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