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Article 1: The Islamic belief ('Aqeedah) constitutes the foundation of the state

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Article 1: The Islamic belief ('Aqeedah) constitutes the foundation of the state. Hence, nothing is permitted to exist within its entity, its structure or its accountability or any other aspect connected to it, unless the Islamic 'Aqeedahis its basis. At the same time, the Islamic 'Aqeedahacts as the basis of the constitution and Shari’ah laws; thus, nothing related to the constitution or to the laws is permitted to exist unless it emanates from the Islamic 'Aqeedah.

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Article 2: Dar Al-Islam (Islamic Abode) and Dar Al-Kufr (abode of disbelief)

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Article 2: Dar Al-Islam (Islamic Abode) is the territory where the rules of Islam are implemented and its security is upheld by Islam. Dar Al-Kufr (abode of disbelief) is the territory where the rules of Kufr are implemented or its security is upheld by other than the security of Islam.

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Article 3: Adoption of the constitution and laws

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 3: The Khalifah adopts specific Shari’ah rules which he will enact as a constitution and laws. If he adopts a Shari’ah rule, this rule alone becomes the Shari’ah rule that must be acted upon and it becomes a binding law that every citizen must obey openly and privately.

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Article 4: What may and what may not be adopted

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 4: The Khalifah does not adopt any specific Shari’ah rule in matters related to rituals (‘Ibadaat) except in Zakat and Jihad, and whatever is necessary to protect the unity of the Muslims, and nor does he adopt any thought from among the thoughts related to the Islamic 'Aqeedah.

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Article 5: Islamic citizenship, rights and duties

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Article 5: All citizens of the Islamic State enjoy the Shari’ah rights and duties.

 Article 6: The State is forbidden to discriminate at all between the individuals in terms of ruling, judiciary and management of affairs or their like. Rather, every individual should be treated equally regardless of race, Deen, colour or anything else.

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Article 6: Islamic citizenship, rights and duties

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Article 5: All citizens of the Islamic State enjoy the Shari’ah rights and duties.

 Article 6: The State is forbidden to discriminate at all between the individuals in terms of ruling, judiciary and management of affairs or their like. Rather, every individual should be treated equally regardless of race, Deen, colour or anything else.

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Article 7: How to implement the Shari'ah

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 7: The State implements the Islamic Shari’ah upon all those who hold the Islamic citizenship, with no difference between Muslims and non-Muslims as follows:

  1. All the rules of Islam will be implemented upon the Muslims without any exception.
  2. The non-Muslims will be allowed to follow their beliefs and worships within the scope of the general system.
  3. The rule of apostasy will be implemented upon the apostates from Islam if they themselves were the apostates. As for their children, they will be treated as non-Muslims if they are born as such. Thus,, they will be treated in accordance with their current status as being either polytheists or people of the book.
  4. The non-Muslims will be treated in matters related to foodstuffs and clothing according to their faith and within the scope of what the Shari’ah rules permit.
  5. Matters of marriage and divorce will be settled among the non-Muslims according to their faith, and will be settled between them and the Muslims according to the rules of Islam.
  6. The State will implement the rest of the Shari’ah rules and all the Islamic Shari’ah matters, such as transactions, penal codes, testimonies, ruling systems and economics among others equally upon the Muslims and non-Muslims. The State will also implement the same upon those with a covenant, the asylum seekers and all those under the authority of Islam in the same way. It implements them upon all members of society except for the ambassadors, consuls, and similar for they have diplomatic immunity.

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Article 10: No clergymen in Islam. Islam is responsibility of all Muslims

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 10: All the Muslims should bear the responsibility of Islam. There are no clergymen in Islam and the State should prohibit any sign of their presence among the Muslims.

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Article 12: The sources of legislation

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 12: The Book, the Sunnah, the Ijmaa’ of the Sahabah and the Qiyas (analogy) are the only evidences considered in Shari’ah laws, and it is not permitted to adopt any legislation from other than these evidences.

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Article 13: Innocence, Punishment, Torture

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 13: In origin, every individual is innocent. No one should be punished without a court verdict. It is absolutely forbidden to torture anyone;and anyone who does this will be punished.

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Article 14: Acts and things in terms of the Shari’ah

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Article 14: Actions are originally bound by the Shari’ah rules. Hence, no action should be undertaken unless its rule is known. The things on the other side are originally Mubah (permitted) as long as there is no evidence that stipulates prohibition.

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Article 15: The means to Haram (unlawful) is forbidden

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 15: The means to Haram (unlawful) are forbidden if they most likely lead to Haram. But if there is a doubt that a means might lead to Haram, then this means will not be forbidden.

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Some articles of the Constitution

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Article 124: The primary economic problem

Article 124: The primary economic problem is the distribution of wealth and benefits to all of the subjects of the State, and facilitating their utilisation of this wealth and benefits, by enabling them to strive for them and possess them. more
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Article 169: The State bank

Article 169: It is completely prohibited to open banks, and the only one permitted will be the State bank, and there are no transactions upon interest. This will be dealt with by a particular department of the Bayt Al-Mal. Financial loans will be undertaken in accordance with the rules of the Shari’ah and the financial and currency transactions will be facilitated. more
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Article 1: The Islamic belief ('Aqeedah) constitutes the foundation of the state

Article 1: The Islamic belief ('Aqeedah) constitutes the foundation of the state. Hence, nothing is permitted to exist within its entity, its structure or its accountability or any other aspect connected to it, unless the Islamic 'Aqeedahis its basis. At the same time, the Islamic 'Aqeedahacts as the basis of the constitution and Shari’ah laws; thus, nothing related to the constitution or to the… more
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Article 4: What may and what may not be adopted

Article 4: The Khalifah does not adopt any specific Shari’ah rule in matters related to rituals (‘Ibadaat) except in Zakat and Jihad, and whatever is necessary to protect the unity of the Muslims, and nor does he adopt any thought from among the thoughts related to the Islamic 'Aqeedah. more
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Article 53: Preconditions of governor and ’Ummal

Article 53: The Khalifah appoints the governors. The ’Ummal (workers) are appointed by the Khalifah and by the governors if they have been delegated that power. The preconditions of the governor and ’Ummal are the same as the conditions for the assistants, so it is imperative that they are free, just, Muslim, adult men and are from the people who have the capability to do what they are assigned… more
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Article 189: Considerations relationship with the States

Article 189: The relationship of the State with other states present in the world is built upon four considerations. These are: 1- The existing states in the Islamic world are considered to be part of one land and therefore they are not included within the sphere of foreign affairs. Relations with these countries are not considered to be in the realm of foreign policy and it is obligatory to work… more
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Article 84: The Muhtasib

Article 84: The Muhtasib is the judge who investigates all cases, in the absence of an individual litigation, involving the rights of the public that do not involve the Hudud (proscribed punishments) and criminal acts. more