Muslim family laws with Muslim family laws, ordinance, and rules ... by Abdul Halim Sheikh.

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  • Pakistan.


  • Domestic relations (Islamic law),
  • Domestic relations -- Pakistan.

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Includes index.

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Statementby Shaikh Abdul Halim.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 109, vii p. ;
Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL4085824M
LC Control Number79930127

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