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International Law

The country became independent on June 19, and is ruled by the Sabah family, who has been ruling this country for two hundred years. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Article of the Civil Code of Iran states that the mother has custody of a male child until he reaches the age of two, after which, custody goes to the father.

The divorce and custody order was affirmed on appeal to the Court of Appeal and to the Court of Cassation, which is the highest court in Abu Dhabi. As to acquiring citizenship in Kuwait, Art. If the court determines that the father is unfit to raise the children, their custody may be granted to the paternal grandfather or to the mother, if the mother has not renounced her Iranian citizenship and is resident of Iran.

The Iranian government placed restrictions because they do not recognize the concept of dual nationality and therefore, when one parent is an Iranian citizen, gqbriel the children involved to be Iranian citizens only.


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International Law

Wrote extensively on International law in the area of the European Union Law. Article 66 of Federal Law no. Speak, read and write: In April ofthe United States Government formally asked the Swiss Government if it would assume diplomatic and consular representation of the United States in Iran.

The decree granted divorce, mahr, and child custody to the wife. Taught the following courses: Jurisdiction of the Abu Dhabi Courts. A gahriel born of an Iranian father is considered Iranian citizen according to Iranian law, and could travel abroad with Iranian passport without the consent of the mother.

In Sudan the penalty of flogging is handed down. The Court in Allegheny, Pennsylvanian agreed with our argument that Saudi Arabia does not have jurisdiction, and the custody order violates Pennsylvania public policy and that Sama Arabia is in violation to international human rights treaties.

Article of the PSL list the qualifications of the person who has custody of the children, they include: This custody order complies with out argument before the court of Pennsylvania that the Saudi custody order should not be recognized for violation of US and international law, and it should not be. Section of the Penal Code of Tunis imposes a jail penalty of three years. In Mauritania, article of the penal code imposes the penalty of stoning.

See my lecture at Fairleigh Dickinson University to students and faculty: Some of the marriages are very strong and good, but gxbriel majority of them are not, and they fal.


Article of the Syrian code imposes a penalty of up to three years in jail. Iran Does Not Recognize U.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. There are no constitutional guarantees for women to employment. Legal issues sawja with international law in general and the Middle East Islamic Shari’a laws in particular. The Office can block the issuance of a U. In other cases, the mother fears that the father plans to take the children to Jordan and never brings them back to the United States.

The law of marriage and its effects is covered by article17 through Supervised contracts in Europe and the Middle East. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Author of The Qur’an: This article covers the penalties as stated by Islamic law and by modern Islamic states in the Middle East and North African nations. Both parties were represented by counsel, participated in the divorce proceedings and had a full opportunity to contest jurisdiction and all other issues.

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