Hisba: Is Egypt a civil or religious state?

CHRLA's recommendations

1. The codification of all Sharia laws that the legislature wishes to include in Egyptian legislation, and the repeal of Article 280 of Sharia Court Regulations, that refers judges to the Hanafi school.

2. The addition of a new article to the Sharia Court Regulations that orders the use of the civil procedures code in personal status disputes regarding the definition of the capacity and the interest of the plaintiff. This will result in the abolition of hisba cases from personal status law.

Introduction | Parts 1-3 | Parts 4-6 | Part 7 | Parts 8-10 | Parts 11-13 | Recommendations

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