Unofficial English Translation of Egypt's Draft Constitution
The Arab Republic of Egypt is an independent state with sovereignty. It is unified and indivisible and its system is democratic. The Egyptian People are part of the Arab and Islamic nations, proud of belonging to the Nile Basin, Africa and Asia, and contribute positively to the human civilization.
Islam is the religion of the State, Arabic is its official language and the principles of the Islamic Sharia* are the main source of legislation.
The principles of Christian and Jewish doctrines are the main source of legislations to the followers of Christianity and Judaism in their personal status, the practice of their religious affairs and the choice of their spiritual leaders.
Al-Azhar is an independent Islamic institution, its headquarters in Cairo and its domain is the Islamic nation, and the whole world. It shall be responsible for spreading the Islamic call and the religious scholarship. The State shall ensure all the sufficient financial allocations for the achievement of its objectives and the law shall determine the section of the Rector of Al-Azhar, who shall be independent and impeachable.
The Council of Al-Azhar’s Senior Scholars shall be consulted on issued related to Islamic Sharia.
The principles of the Islamic Shari'a include its [Sharia's] general sources [Qur'an, Prophet's Sunna/sayings and actions, consensus, reasoning from analogy], the principles and maxims of its [Sharia's] theoretical and practical jurisprudence, and its reliable and authoritative sources in Sunni [orthodox] legal and theological reasoning.
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Family is the basis of society and is founded on religion, ethics and patriotism.
The State and the society have to maintain the authentic character of the Egyptian family, and to work on its cohesion, stability and protection of its traditions and moral values
The State is committed to taking all measures to establish equality between women and men in political, cultural, economic and social life and all other fields without prejudice to the provisions of Islamic Sharia.
The State provides mother and child services for free and guarantees for women health, social, and economic care, inheritance right and adjustment between her family duties and work in society.
The State pays special protection and care of breadwinners, divorced, widowed women and other women most in need.
Der Riesling gehört zu Deutschland.