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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
COMMENT ON THE
Muslim Marriages Bill
SUBMISSION BEFORE PARLIAMENT FOR A
Special matters court for Muslim marriages( MUSLIM BENCH/SHARIAH COURT)
Deeds Registry Act
Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act
Intestate Succession Act
CAPACITY BUILDING FOR ALIMS
Judicial Education Institute
“ The adjudication of disputes relating to Muslim Marriages must remain in Muslim hands.”
“Alims at the level f a judge to adjudicate disputes”