International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Religion and Theology | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017


Awareness of Minority Muslim Community of North Sumatera Indonesia towards Islamic Law (Marriage and Inheritance Analysis)

Saiful Muluk Siregar MA


Abstract: The article is concerned with the awareness of minority Muslim community towards the laws of marriage and inheritance in in North Sumatera, Indonesia. The methods used are observation and interview. Then, the data taken through observation and interview are collected, presented and analyzed through the approaches of anthropology and sociology of law, that is from the aspects of legal culture, social differentiation and legal awareness. The research result shows that the minority Muslim community implement Islamic law, state law and customary law in matters of marriage, whereas in inheritance they do not implement Islamic law and state law, instead they carry out the customary law.


Keywords: Law Awareness, Minority Muslim, Marriage, Inheritance


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,


Pages: 344 - 350


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Saiful Muluk Siregar MA, "Awareness of Minority Muslim Community of North Sumatera Indonesia towards Islamic Law (Marriage and Inheritance Analysis)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, pp. 344-350, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20172307

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