Amendment to Blood Money Law in Kuwait

This news has been read 7937 times!

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: MP Muhammad Hayef submitted a bill to amend Article 251 of law number 67/1980 on specifying the blood money to be in line with the Islamic Law (Sharia). He disclosed that the existing law stipulates KD10,000 as blood money; while the Islamic Law specifies the amount based on the current exchange rates. He said the Islamic Law specifies the price of 100 camels as blood money.

He suggested that blood money should be 4,250 grams of 21 karat gold or its equivalent in Kuwaiti dinars to be paid by installment within three years. The amount can be amended in accordance with a special decree and another decree will be issued regarding cases in which the victims receive the whole or a portion of the blood money.

This news has been read 7937 times!

Related Articles

Back to top button

Advt Blocker Detected

Kindly disable the Ad blocker

Verified by MonsterInsights