Eddy Yusof, Ezry Fahmy (2009): A Holistic View of Legal Documentation from Shari'ah Perspective.
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The legal documentation having several features tends to make legal writing formal. This formality can take the form of long sentences, complex constructions, archaic and hyper-formal vocabulary, and a focus on content to the exclusion of reader needs. Some of this formality in legal writing is necessary and desirable, given the importance of some legal documents and the seriousness of the circumstances in which some legal documents are used. Yet not all formality in legal writing is justified in the Shariah point of view. It may sometimes to the extent that formality hinders reader comprehension, and do not reflect clear communication. This paper will explore some clauses of the legal documentation and analyze it check and balance from the Shariah perspective. In the second part of this paper, we will investigate some of controversial clauses that are deemed as prohibition elements. This paper conclude by proposing some suggestion in Islamizing the currently practice legal documentation in order to incorporate with the Shariah requirement.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Holistic View of Legal Documentation from Shari'ah Perspective|
|Keywords:||Legal documentation, rights and liabilities, Shariah requirement, prohibitions in legal documentation.|
|Subjects:||K - Law and Economics > K4 - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior > K40 - General
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G18 - Government Policy and Regulation
|Depositing User:||Ezry Fahmy|
|Date Deposited:||16. Feb 2010 22:39|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 13:47|
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