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See also: sharia
- (Islam) traditional Islamic religious law primarily based on the Quran, but also the hadith and tafsir; it covers the totality of religious, political, social and private life, making no distinction between religion and life – in other words between transgressions of moral rules (sin) and of social rules.
- The legislation of shari'a law here is very strict.
Islamic religious law