Contemporary Primary Sources :: Legislation :: 14 Muḥarram 1383 / 5 June 1963
Ari Schriber, Student Editor
This is the decree promulgating the 1963 Moroccan Penal Code.
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Legislation :: 24 Ramaḍān 1384 / 26 January 1965
This is the official decree promulgating the 1965 Moroccan Court Unification Law (Law 3.64)
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Legislation :: 10 Dhū al-Qaʿda 1332 / 28 September 1914
This decree declared that the Protectorate of Morocco government would recognize the ability for Berbers to retain their own laws and customs.
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Legislation :: 15 Jumādā I 1377 / 6 December 1957
This section of al-Jarīda al-Rasmiyya officially promulgates the first two books of the Moroccan Personal Status Code, the Mudawwana. The first book presents the stipulations concerning marriage, including issues such as the contract, dowry, and inhibitors (like number of wives). The second book deals with the dissolution of marriage, thus addressing conditions of repudiation, women’s repudiation, and the ʿidda (the woman’s waiting period until she may remarry).
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Fatwās - Contemporary :: 29 Rabīʿ II 1438 / 27 January 2017
Bank al-Maghrib, Posted by Ari Schriber, Student Editor, 19 May 2017
This is a memorandum (circulaire) issued by the shari'a board of the Central Bank of Morocco (Bank al-Maghrib) in January 2017. The document contains fatwas pertaining to Islamic financial instruments such as murābaḥa and regulations concerning its practice and penalties.
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