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The Constitution of the Caliphate State / Ruling System

Article 18: The rulers and the employees

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 18: There are four types of rulers: the Khalifah, the delegated assistant, the governor, and the worker (’amil), and whoever falls under the same rule. As for anyone else, they are not considered rulers, but rather employees.

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Article 19: Conditions of ruler

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 19: It is not permitted for anyone to be in charge of ruling or any action considered to be from the ruling unless they are male, free, adult, sane, just, capable of carrying out the responsibility, and it is not permitted for anyone other than a Muslim.

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Article 20: Right and duty to accountable the rulers

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 20: Accounting of the rulers by Muslims is one of their rights and an obligation of sufficiency upon them. The non-Muslim subjects have the right to voice complaint regarding the ruler’s injustice towards them or misapplication of the rules of Islam upon them.

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Article 21: The political parties

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 21:The Muslims have the right to establish political parties in order to account the rulers or to reach the rule through the Ummah on the condition that their basis is the Islamic 'Aqeedah and that the rules they adopt are Shari’ah rules. The formation of a party does not require any permission. Any group formed on an un-Islamic basis is prohibited.

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Article 22: Principles of the ruling system

The Constitution of the Caliphate StateArticle 22: The ruling system is built upon four principles which are:

  1. Sovereignty is for the Shari’ah rather than fort the people
  2. The authority is for the Ummah
  3. To appoint a single Khalifah is an obligation upon the Muslims
  4. The Khalifah alone has the right to adopt Shari’ah rules, so he is the one who enacts the constitution and the rest of the laws

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Article 23:The state apparatus

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Article 23: The state apparatus is established upon thirteen institutions:

  1. The Khalifah (Leader of the State)
  2. The Assistants (delegated ministers)
  3. Executive minister
  4. The Governors
  5. The Amir of Jihad
  6. The Internal Security
  7. The Foreign Affairs
  8. Industry
  9. The Judiciary
  10. The People’s Affairs (administrative apparatus)
  11. The Treasury (Bayt Al-Mal)
  12. Media
  13. The Ummah’s Council (Shura and accounting)

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Some articles of the Constitution

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Article 29: Required from a country for a contracting pledge

Article 29: It is stipulated that the authority of the region or the country that gives the Caliph a contracting pledge is autonomous dependent upon the Muslims alone, and not upon any disbelieving state; besides the security of the Muslims in that country, both internally and externally, is by the security of Islam not the security of the disbelief. With respect to the pledge of obedience taken… more
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Article 78: The conditions of judges

Article 78: Whoever undertakes the responsibility of judgement must be a Muslim, free, adult, sane, just, a Faqih (person who knows jurisprudence/Fiqh), and aware of how to apply the rules to the events. And the person who undertakes the judiciary of injustices (Madhalim)in addition to the conditions mentioned, must also be male and a Mujtahid (capable of deriving his own Fiqh/conducting Ijtihad). more
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Article 120: Marital life

Article 120: Marital life is one of tranquillity; and the couple should live together as companions. The guardianship (Qawwamah) of the husband over the wife is a guardianship of care and not ruling. It has been made obligatory for her to obey him, and obligatory upon him to financially support her according to the expected standard of living of one like her. more
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Article 140: The right of utilise of public ownership

Article 140: Every individual from the Ummah has the right to utilise anything from public property, and it is not allowed for the State to permit someone to individually possess or utilise it. more
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Article 25: The Khilafah is a contract of choice and consent

Article 25: The Khilafah is a contract of choice and consent, so no one is compelled to accept it, and no one is compelled to choose the one who would undertake it. more
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Article 133: Tithed land (‘Ushriyyah), taxed land (Kharajiyyah)

Article 133: Tithed land (‘Ushriyyah) constitutes land within the Arabian Peninsula and land whose owners had embraced Islam, whilst possessing the land, before the Islamic State conquered them by Jihad. Taxed land (Kharajiyyah) is all land, other than the Arabian Peninsula, which was opened by jihad, whether through war or peace treaties. The ‘Ushriyyah land, together with its benefits, is owned… more
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Article 174: Empirical- and the cultural sciences

Article 174: A distinction should be drawn between the empirical sciences such as mathematics on the one hand and the cultural sciences on the other. The empirical sciences and all that is related to them are taught according to the need and are not restricted to any stage of education. As for the cultural sciences, they are taught at the primary and secondary levels according to a specific… more