Invite for 2011 MPL Briefing

BRIEFING & PRESS CONFERENCE

ASSALAMU ALAYKUM. MUHARRUM MUBARAK. PEACE BE UPON YOU. COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON.

LEGAL CONSEQUENCES FOR MUSLIM MARRIAGES

The cabinet has approved the Muslim Marriages Bill after more than  15 years of consultations with the Muslim community and other  stakeholders and has asked for comments before the 28 February 2011 before sending it to be voted on in Parliament. You are invited to attend and  send representatives to the following briefing/Press Conference.

(RSVP BY SMS TO 0827802573 or email mwganief@mweb.co.za giving your name/name of organization/news media.)

DATE: Saturday 29 January 2011.

TIME: Briefing 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Press Conference 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

VENUE: Capetonian Hotel Foreshore.

BRIEFING:

COMMENT ON THE

Muslim Marriages Bill

SUBMISSION BEFORE PARLIAMENT FOR A

Special matters court for Muslim marriages( MUSLIM BENCH/SHARIAH COURT)

AMENDING

Deeds Registry Act

Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act

Intestate Succession Act

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR ALIMS

Judicial Education Institute

RESOLUTION:

“ The adjudication of disputes relating to Muslim Marriages must remain in Muslim hands.”

“Alims at the level f a judge to adjudicate disputes”