How Does Sharia Law Work

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Hence, everything is governed by Sharia Law. An adult Muslim can make his own     decisions if he has enough knowledge but several Muslims take advice from a learned Muslim scholar on different issues.

Rulings in Sharia Law:

Like every other judicial system, Sharia Law courts require a learned and expert judge to make rulings on various legal matters. Since it is quite expanded, hence it takes years for a person to become an expert in one aspect of Sharia Law. It does not simply mean that this person may also be an expert in any other field of Sharia Law.

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And as with other  judicial systems, a ruling on a particular issue becomes a precedent and is applicable on all similar cases. However the term used for such a ruling in Islam is known as Fatwa. Only learned Islamic jurists are qualified to give out Fatwas.

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