A general distinction can be made between (a) civil lawjurisdictions (including Catholic canon law and socialist law), in which the legislature or other central body codifies and consolidates their laws, and (b) common law systems, where judge-made precedent is accepted as binding law. Historically, religious laws played a significant role even in settling of secular matters, which is still the case in some religious communities, particularly Jewish, and some countries, particularly Islamic. Islamic Sharia law is the world's most widely used religious law.
Greekkanon / Ancient Greek: κανών,Arabic Qanun / قانون, Hebrew kaneh / קנה, "straight"; a rule, code, standard, or measure; the root meaning in all these languages is "reed" (cf. the Romance-language ancestors of the English word "cane").
Canons of the Apostles
The Apostolic Canons or Ecclesiastical Canons of the Same Holy Apostles is a collection of ancient ecclesiastical decrees (eighty-five in the Eastern, fifty in the Western Church) concerning the government and discipline of the Early Christian Church, incorporated with the Apostolic Constitutions which are part of the Ante-Nicene Fathers
In the fourth century the First Council of Nicaea (325) calls canons the disciplinary measures of the Church: the term canon, κανὠν, means in Greek, a rule. There is a very early distinction between the rules enacted by the Church and the legislative measures taken by the State called leges, Latin for laws.
The Emirate of Sharjah (/ˈʃɑːrdʒə/; Arabic:الشارقةAš Šāriqah) is one of the states of the United Arab Emirates. The emirate covers 2,590 square kilometres (1,000sqmi) and has a population of over 800,000 (2008). The emirate of Sharjah comprises the capital city of Sharjah, after which it is named, and other minor towns and exclaves such as Kalba, Dibba Al-Hisn and Khor Fakkan.
Human settlement in the area covered by the emirate has existed for over 500,000 years, with significant finds made of early axes and stone tools as well as Copper and Iron Age implements in Al Dhaid, Madam and Faya. Historically the emirate was one of the wealthiest towns in the region.
Around 1727, the Al Qasimi clan took control of Sharjah and declared the polity independent.
The first in a long series of maritime skirmishes between the Al Qasimi and British vessels took place in 1797, when the British-flagged Bassein Snow was seized and released two days later. The cruiser Viper was subsequently attacked off Bushire. A period of great instability followed along the coast, with a number of actions between British and Al Qasimi vessels alongside various changes of leadership and allegiances between the Rulers of Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman and Sharjah with Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi claiming sovereignty over 'all the Joasmee ports' in 1823, a claim recognised by the British at the time.
New UAE labour laws come into effect ... My friends here all agree that this is unfair but is there anything we can do? Is it legal to pay staff based on if they are male or female and where they come from? PL, Sharjah. The UAE has laws that specify that all expatriates should be treated equally and fairly.
One of UAE’s top lawyers, Dr Habib Al Mulla, has parted ways with international law firm Baker McKenzie... He said Habib Al Mulla & Partners will continue to operate as “an independent law firm”, providing clients with the “same level of service they have come to expect” ... Dr Habib is a strong advocate for the improvement and modernisation of UAE Laws.
Abu Dhabi... also read. Dh5,000 fine for leaving children unattended in car, Abu Dhabi Police warn in safety drive Secure young children in car seats, Abu Dhabi Police urges Ask the Law. Under UAE law, can I be held liable if my car, driven by my minor child, meets with an accident? SharjahPolice chief honours man who rescued boy trapped inside car ... .
Sharjah... Members comprise Counselor AnwarAmin Al Harmoudi, Head of Sharjah Public Prosecution; Dr ... Its a new operational structure which is aligned with the laws and legislative systems of the UAE and Sharjah that places child protection and care at the forefront of its priorities and legislation.”.
It is a new operational structure which is aligned with the laws and legislative systems of the UAE and Sharjah that places child protection and care at the forefront of its priorities and legislation." ... Members of the higher committee include Counselor AnwarAmin Al Harmoudi, Head of Sharjah Public Prosecution; Dr.
Sharjah... Sharjah has strict laws in place to protect all living creatures on the island ... Sharjah has strict laws in place to protect all living creatures on the island ... The people of Sharjah have a strong affinity to the island — thanks to their love for the sea and seafaring traditions.