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Anglo-Muhammadan Law is a mixture of English and Islamic laws, concepts, institutions, and jurisprudence that developed in British colonial India between the eighteenth and the twentieth centuries. Although not an official designation, “Anglo-Muhammadan law” came to be used as a term of convenience to distinguish this legal system from both the English and Islamic law.
This law was an early effort to enforce Islamic law and is of importance to scholars and practitioners who are interested in contemporary efforts to institutionalize both Islamic criminal and civil law.
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