Tags: Sharia

Bills on assisted dying, ‘chancel tax’, Easter trading and sharia tribunals set for Lords debates

Bills on assisted dying, ‘chancel tax’, Easter trading and sharia tribunals set for Lords debates

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2015

Several bills related to secular causes have been successful in the House of Lords Private Members' Bill ballot, meaning new laws on sharia tribunals, assisted dying, chancel repair liability, and Easter trading will be debated. Read More »

The Law Society withdraws controversial Sharia guidance and apologises

The Law Society withdraws controversial Sharia guidance and apologises

Posted: Mon, 24 Nov 2014

The sharia succession practice note has been withdrawn by the Law Society, following widespread criticism for gender discrimination. Read More »

Law Society under growing pressure over sharia wills guidance

Law Society under growing pressure over sharia wills guidance

Posted: Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Secularists and human rights campaigners have stepped up their calls for the Law Society to withdraw its controversial practice note on sharia succession rules. Read More »

Secular lawyers question Law Society about guidance on sharia-compliant wills

Secular lawyers question Law Society about guidance on sharia-compliant wills

Posted: Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Secular lawyers concerned by the publication of a practice note on Sharia succession rules by the Law Society have written to the Society outlining their concerns. Read More »