UK Islamic Finance Law Defined

The title of this webpage, UK Islamic Finance Law, is defined as follows:

  • UK: United Kingdom refers to the government of the United Kingdom; however the relevant legal jurisdiction is that of England and Wales
  • Islamic law: a body of law that lacks a jurisdiction but is recognised as authoritative law for certain purposes (religious and ethical) by Muslim people
  • Islamic finance law: a subset of Islamic law dealing with and purporting to govern banking and finance
  • UK Islamic Finance Law: Islamic finance law as contractually incorporated in England or Wales