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Author: Euis Nurlaelawati
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: practice, indonesian, religious, courts, legal, islam, tradition, identity, kompilasi, hukum, modernization
Number of Pages: 297
Published: 2010-07-15
ISBN-10: 9089640886
ISBN-13: 9789089640888

Drawing on Max Weber's approach to legal rationalization--which stimulated a transfer from the patrimonial tradition of law to a more systematic and rational legal code--"Modernization, Tradition and Identity" investigates how and why Islamic justice in Indonesia has evolved over the years. Euis Nurlaelawati delves into classic Islamic legal texts--known as the "fiqh"--and shows their significance in Indonesian state and Islamic family law, how they are interpreted by judges to justify deviations from state legislation, and the role they play in debates between Muslim scholars and religious co

Author: Maria Teresa Cirelli
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: management, wildlife, trends, legal
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9251047855
ISBN-13: 9789251047859

In recent years, many countries have significantly revised their existing legislation or adopted new legal frameworks for the protection and management of wildlife. This study assesses the current status of national wildlife laws around the world, with a particular emphasis on legal innovations that have emerged over the last decade. The study focuses on domestic legislation, but also briefly examines the main features of international wildlife treaties, highlighting the linkages between global, national and local instruments.

Author: Stephen Koplan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, united, schedule, tariff, harmonized
Number of Pages: 2716
Published: 2006-03
ISBN-10: 1422304698
ISBN-13: 9781422304693

Contains the legal text of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), as amended & modified, together with statistical annotations. Legal instruments & admin. actions affecting the 2005 ed. of the HTS are set forth in the section entitled Changes in the Current Ed.Ó Info. about statistical annotations is in the final section of the preface. The legal text of the HTS includes all provisions enacted by Congress or proclaimed by the Pres. These legal provisions are the Gen. Rules of Interpretation; Additional U.S. Rules of Interpretation; Ch. 1-99, headings & subheadings through the 8-digit level (wi

Author: Lidija Knuth
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: urban, forestry, greening, peri, legal, aspects, institutional
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9251054320
ISBN-13: 9789251054321

Overall, urban and peri-urban forestry and greening (UPFG) receives little interest on political agendas despite its importance to society in terms of the social, economic, aesthetic and environmental benefits. This is even more problematic in developing countries and countries with economies in transition. This publication explores the legal and institutional issues related to UPFG on a global level, using case studies to illustrate the varied nature of its application and concluding that further efforts are required to improve existing legal frameworks

Author: Robert F. Reed
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, burden, sharing, alliance, japan
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0788147994
ISBN-13: 9780788147999

Only of late has defense 3burden sharing2 emerged as a key issue in U.S.-Japanese relations. This monograph examines the legal, political, economic, and attitudinal constraints inhibiting the Japanese from contributing more to their defense. Includes discussion on the legal obligation of burden sharing; indicators of contribution to defense; legal, policy, and political constraints; Japanıs defense contribution and some initiatives for increased burden sharing; and U.S. strategy to influence Japanıs contribution. Charts and tables.

Author: Roger A. Longhorn
Publisher: CIMMYT
Keywords: natural, resource, management, primer, agriculture, tools, issues, geospatial, data, legal
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9706480943
ISBN-13: 9789706480941

This paper reviews concepts of intellectual Property and other legal issues relating to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) used in agriculture and natural resource management. Topics covered include copyright, patents, legal protection of databases, confidentiality of information, data privacy, licensing, and liability. The intent is to provide an introductory primer that can help guide day-to-day activities of people involved in agriculture and natural resource management research.

Author: Hassane Cissé
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: legal, institutions, global, financial, governance, international, bank, review, world
Number of Pages: 429
Published: 2011-11-04
ISBN-10: 0821388649
ISBN-13: 9780821388648

This book focuses on the legal challenges and opportunities for International Financial Institutions in the post-crisis world. It includes contributions from academics, practitioners and Bank staff. The contributions cover a broad array of issues, included governance reform and constitutional framework of IFIs, privileges and immunities, responsibility of international organizations, issues related to fragile and conflict-affected states, climate finance, and the recent financial crisis. The book is organized in three main areas, namely Law of International Organizations: Issues Confronting IF
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