The contract ofHibah (gift)from an Islamic perspective

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Human being is endowed with the instinct to desire and possess property.To regulate and control human urge for property Islamic law identifies two basic ways of acquisition of property; acquisitionthrough one's own efforts and acquisition throughinheritance. However, a person can dispose off his/her property in any way he likes, provided that it does not violate legal principles and his transaction is given effect during his life time. Hibah is one of the meritorious ways of disposal of property. Therefore, this paper attempts to present a analysis of the structural elements of hibah, its, legality and conditions. It also delineatesthe revocability or otherwise of hibahcontract.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1080-1085
Number of pages6
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Gift conditions
  • Gift revocation
  • Hibah
  • Inheritance
  • Islamic jurisprudence
  • Transactions

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
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The contract ofHibah (gift)from an Islamic perspective. / Laluddin, Hayatullah; Mohamad, Mohd. Nasran; Nasohah, Zaini; Ahmad, Shofian.

In: Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 7, 2012, p. 1080-1085.

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