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Submitted by trans-parere (Canada), Nov 22, 2006 at 08:27

There is no form of governmental inclusion of Sharia in Canadian law. It has been given the same authority as Jewish rabbinical law or Chatholic law in practice but, no religious law supersedes Canada's laws. Muslims have the right to seek judgement outside of the Sharia courts, or to proceed with Sharia courts, or to not stand the judgement of the Sharia courts alone but to include Canada's civil courts. It's up to the individual Muslim.

It was brought out in Canada so that there would be no hidden rule by Sharia courts or intersocial oppression by the various Muslim/Islamic Committees. Canada was aware of the possible abuse of Sharia in an uncontrolled state and took action to diminish any opportunity for oppression of the individuals rights and to protect Canadian Muslims. Hardly a bad thing or a sign of social weakness.

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