ISBN 9789780232481
Pages 124
Dimensions 203 x 127 mm
Published 2008
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Acquisition and Transfer of Property in Islamic Law

by Yahaya Yunusa Bambale

This explanation in the contest of Islamic law covers: Concept of ownership Classification of ownership; The mode of acquiring ownership of property; The lawful ways of acquiring private ownership; Property and its classification;  Work :The best and dignified work; The classification of work; The physical and manual work; The office work (salaried employment);The intellectual work; The qualities of a good worker; Rights and protection of worker; Unemployment; Sale [ Types of sale; Conditions of valid sale; Conduct of the parties in a sale transaction; The lawful and unlawful sale transactions;  Gift distinguished from other related concepts; Gift distinguished from sadaqah (alms, deed); Gift distinguished from ariya; Conditions for a valid gift; Structure of a gift; Donation subject-matter (Al-mawhub); Revocation of a gift]; Testate succession: Types of will; Void and voidable will; Object of making a will; Form of will; Revocation of a will; The lapse of a will; Intestate succession: Definition; Pre-Islamic law relating to succession; Constituents of succession (Arkanul - Mirath); Grounds of inheritance; Liabilities of the deceased; Legal heirs; The fractions in succession]; Legal impediments to acquisition of property; Introduction; Fraud (Gish/Ghabn); Hoarding (Ihtikar); Bribery (Rashwah); Death-sickness gift (Ahwal Mard-ul-Mawt); Theft (Sariqah); Impediments to inheritance (Mawani'al-Irth); Bibliography; Index

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About the Author

Yahaya Yunusa Bambale

Yahaya Yunusa Bambale is a senior lecturer in Islamic law at Ahmudu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.