Citation for Mecelle

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"Mecelle." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Aug 18, 2019. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1492>.

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"Mecelle." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1492 (accessed Aug 18, 2019).

Mecelle

The civil code in force in the Ottoman Empire from 1869 onward. The Mecelle-i Ahkam-i Adliye covers contracts, torts, and some principles of civil procedure. Derived from Hanafi jurisprudence, it represents the first attempt by any Islamic state to codify part of shariah.

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