English: Islamic jurisprudence
Alternate spelling: Sharia, Shari’a, Shari’ah, Syariah, Syaria, Syari’ah, Syari’a
Definition: Islamic cannon law derived from three sources: the Quran, the Hadith and the Sunnah
A “Shariah compliant” product meets the requirements of Islamic law.
A “Shariah board” is the committee of Islamic scholars available to an Islamic financial institution for guidance and supervision in the development of Shariah compliant products.
A “Shariah advisor is an independent Islamic trained scholar that advises Islamic institutions on the compliance of the products and services with the Islamic law.