Project for a Glossary of Fiqh Maxims
11 February، 1988

In the Name of Allāh,

the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful

Praise is due to Allāh, Lord of the worlds, may the blessings and peace be upon our master Muḥammad, the last of prophets, on his family, and all his companions.

Resolution No. 37 (12/4) Project for a Glossary of Fiqh Maxims

The Council of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, holding its 4th session in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 18–23 Jumādā al-Akhira 1408h (6–11 February 1988),

Having examined the report prepared concerning the project of a Glossary of Fiqh Maxmins,

Having reviewed the report submitted by the committee established in this session to examine the project and its implementation phases, including the final draft of the project and its seven implementation phases,

Having considered the diverse opinions expressed regarding the first and fifth implementation phases,


  1. To approve the final draft for the project of Glossary of Fiqh Maxims, as well as the implementation phases agreed-upon by the drafting
  2. To entrust the Secretariat General of the Academy to select, among the two opinions expressed on the first and fifth phases of the imple- mentation, the one it deems the most appropriate and to monitor its

Indeed, Allāh is the Giver of success.

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