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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 3: Adoption of the constitution and laws

Article 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. more
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Article 151: Revenues of the Bayt Al-Mal

Article 151: Money taken at the borders of the State from custom duties, income derived from public or State property, inheritance for which there is no inheritor and the assets of the apostates are all considered to be part of the revenue of the Bayt Al-Mal. more
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Article 149: The permanent sources of income for Bayt Al-Mal

Article 149: The permanent sources of income for the Bayt Al-Mal are the booty, Jizya, land tax, a fifth of buried treasure, and Zakah. This income is collected continuously irrespective of whether there was a need or not. more
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Article 45 :Work of delegated assistant

Article 45 :The work of the assistant is to report to the Khalifah after whatever he has executed of the actions of management, and whatever he implemented of government and guardianship, in order that his powers do not become like that of the Khalifah. Therefore, his work is to raise his reports and to implement whatever he is ordered to. more
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Article 32: Vacancy of the position of Caliphate

Article 32: If the position of the Caliphate (Khilafah) becomes vacant due to the death of its leader, his resignation or his removal, it is obligatory to appoint a Caliph (Khalifah) within three days from the date that the position of the Caliphate (Khilafah) became vacant. more
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Article 37: Terms and conditions of the adoption of Shari’ah rules

Article 37: The Caliph (Khalifah)’s adoption is restricted by the Shari’ah rules; he is prohibited to adopt any rule which is not derived according to a legitimate deduction from the Shari’ah evidences, and he is restricted with what he adopted of the rules, and by what he bound himself to with respect to the method of derivation. So he is not permitted to adopt a rule which has been derived… more
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Article 123: The management of the economy

Article 123: The management of the economy is to take in consideration the viewpoint about the targeted society when considering the fulfilment of the needs. So what the society ought to be should be made the basis for the fulfilment of the needs. more