- Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The Law Society yesterday withdrew and apologised for its controversial practice note on Sharia succession principles. Published in March, the practice note led to newspaper accusations that it was effectively enshrining Islamic law in the British legal system.
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- Monday, 28 July 2014
The government has refused to be drawn into the row over controversial advice from the Law Society on Sharia-compliant wills, but insisted that it “does not, and cannot, change the law”.
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