Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System, Farrah Ahmed, Oxford University Press, 2016

Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System, Farrah Ahmed, Oxford University Press, 2016

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Volume 10 Issue 2 ()

The Personal Law System (‘PLS’) refers to the legal arrangement through which distinct laws are applied to individuals within a single polity, keeping in view their peculiar religious identities. It co-exists with the general territorial law, and pertains to the sphere of family laws (relating to marriage, divorce, maintenance, guardianship, adoption), as well as regulation of inter-generational transfer of property (succession, inheritance, wills) and religious establishments…

Cite as: Akhilendra Pratap Singh, Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System, Farrah Ahmed, Oxford University Press, 2016, 10 NUJS L. Rev. 245 (2000)