Muslim religion dating rules
The Shafi’i school, which is the predominant school of jurisprudence in Brunei, has a fairly restrictive definition of Kitabiyya, namely Christians and Jews who are descendants of Israel. However, it unclear how restrictively courts in Brunei are interpreting this term.According to a 2012 State Department report, “[m]arriage between Muslims and non-Muslims is not permitted” in Brunei and “non-Muslims must convert to Islam if they wish to marry a Muslim.However, according to section 47 of the Act, (1) The fact that either party to a marriage becomes an apostate or converts to a faith other than Islam shall not by itself operate to dissolve the marriage unless confirmed by the Court.
Indeed, the Family Code of Djibouti states that “temporary impediments [to marriage] are caused by . Furthermore, the prohibition only seems to apply to Muslim women and non-Muslim men; there does not appear to be any bar on Muslim men marrying non-Muslim women.
Back to Top There is no explicit provision in Egyptian legislation prohibiting interfaith marriage.
However, since Islam is the main source of legislation according to article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution of 2014, family matters are subject to the rules of Islamic law.
Under all Sunni schools of Islamic law, including the Hanafi school, a Muslim male is permitted to contract a valid marriage not only with a Muslim woman, but also with a Kitabi (or scripturalist), meaning a member of the Christian or Jewish religions. Marriage to polytheists and idol or fire worshipers are not considered valid.
Moreover, a Muslim woman cannot contract a valid marriage except with a Muslim.According to a religious fatwa (decree) issued by Dar al ifta’a al Massriyah (an official Egyptian religious authority with the power to issue religious decrees), it is permissible for a Muslim man to marry a non-Muslim woman in certain circumstances.