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Constitution of the Caliphate State for Android

Constitution of the Caliphate State / Ruling & Administration

The Caliph (Khalifah) (24-41); Delegated (Tafwid) Assistants  (42-48); Executive (Tanfidh) Assistant  (49-51); Governors (52-60); Administrative System, Treasury, Media (96-104); Amir of Jihad, Military Department, Army (61-69); Internal Security, Foreign Affairs, Industry (70-74).

Article 25: The Khilafah is a contract of choice and consent

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, 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.

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Article 26: The right to elect the Caliph

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 26: Every sane, adult Muslim, a male or a female, has the right to elect the leader of the State and to give him the pledge of allegiance; while the non-Muslims do not have such right.

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Article 27: The pledge upon obedience and the pledge of contracting

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 27: If the Khilafah is contracted to an individual by the pledge of those it is valid to be contracted with, the pledge of the remainder of the people is a pledge upon obedience and not a pledge of contracting; and so, any one who is seen to have the potential of rebellion is forced to give the pledge.

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Article 28: The position of Caliph

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 28: No one can be Khalifa unless the Muslims appoint him, and no one possesses the mandatory powers of the leadership of the State unless the contract with him has been concluded according tothe Shari’ah, like any contract in Islam.

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Article 29: Required from a country for a contracting pledge

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, 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 from other countries, there are not such conditions.

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Article 30: Required for the allegiance of the Caliphate

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 30: The only conditions for the one who is given the pledge to be the leader of the State is that he fulfils the contracting conditions of the contract, even if he does not fulfil the preference conditions, since what matters are the contracting conditions of the contract.

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Article 31: Required for nomination and election of the Caliph

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 31: There are seven conditions for the Caliph to be contracted, which are: to be male, Muslim, free, adult, sane, just, and from the people who have the capability.

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Article 32: Vacancy of the position of Caliphate

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, 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.

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Article 33: The temporary Ameer

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 33: A temporary leader is appointed to take charge of the affairs of the Muslims, and to prepare for the election of the new Caliph (Khalifah) after the vacation of the position of the Caliphate (Khilafah) according to the following process:

  1. When the previous Caliph (Khalifah) feels that his life is coming to an end, or is committed to resigning, he has the right to appoint the temporary leader.
  2. If the Caliph (Khalifah) dies or resigns before appointing the temporary leader, or the position of the Caliphate (Khilafah) becomes vacant due to another reason, then the eldest of the assistants becomes the temporary leader unless he intended to be a candidate for the Caliphate (Khilafah) in which case the next senior assistant is to be given the position and so on.
  3. If all of the assistants intend to be candidates, then the eldest of the executive ministers will become the temporary leader or the one after him in seniority if he intends to be a candidate, and so on.
  4. If all of the executive ministers intend to be candidates for the Caliphate (Khilafah), then the position of the temporary leader is given to the youngest executive minister.
  5. The temporary leader does not have the right to adopt rules.
  6. The temporary leader makes all effort to complete the appointment of a new Caliph (Khalifah) within three days, and it is not permitted for this to be extended except due to overwhelming circumstances approved by the Madhalim court.    

 

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Some articles of the Constitution

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Article 49: Department of executive assistant

Article 49: The Khalifah appoints assistants for implementation and their work is administrative. They are not rulers and their department is the institution that executes what the Khalifah issues in both of the internal and foreign affairs authorities and submits what comes to him from these authorities. The department is the intermediary between the Khalifah and others, conveying to and from… more
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Article 114: Men and women, the rights and duties

Article 114: The woman has been given the same rights as man, and whatever was oblied upon man is also obliged upon the woman, except that which was specified for her or him by the Shari’ah evidences. Accordingly, she has the right to partake in trade, agriculture and industry, and to undertake contracts and transactions, to possess all forms of property, to invest her wealth whether personally… more
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Article 104: Permission for media

Article 104: The media owned by any citizen of the State does not require a permit; rather they are simply required to inform the media office, such that the office knows about the media means that are being established. The owner and the editors of any media means are responsible for every article they publish and are accounted for anything which contradicts the Shari’ah in the same manner as… 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 94: Permissibility of power of attorney in private and public matters

Article 94: It is permitted for the one who has been vested with a specific responsibility, like a custodian or guardian, or general responsibility such as the Khalifah, ruler, civil servant, Muhtasib, or judge of the Court of Injustice Acts (Madhalim), to appoint a person to his position as a proxy - within the bounds of his authority – in disputes and defence alone, and there is no difference… more
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Article 48: Responsibility of delegated assistants

Article 48: None of the delegated assistants (Tafwid) specialises in a specific department from the departments of the administrative institution, rather his responsibility is general, since those who undertake the administrative affairs are employees (civil servants) and not rulers, while the delegated assistant is a ruler. He is not entrusted with a specific authority in any of the tasks since… more
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Article 108: Shura (consultation) and Mashwarah (deliberation)

Article 108: Shura (consultation) and Mashwarah (deliberation) is the taking of opinion in its absolute meaning, and it is not binding in legislation, definitions, and nor intellectual issues such as disclosing facts, nor technical and scientific issues; and it is binding when the Khalifah consults in any operational issue and the actions that do not require research and deep examination. more