There are various schools of Muslim law. The law on Muslim marriages comes from the interpretation of the Quran by scholars. Thus, most of Muslim marriages are guided by customs derived from interpretation followed through generations and not through a law enacted by Parliament. The laws and customs that apply to each person following Islam differ based on the sect of the person. Further, different branches of customs have emerged within sects. These branches have specifc laws known as “Schools of Law”.
This explanation gives broad guidelines on Muslim Marriages that are generally applicable irrespective of sects and schools of law.0