The legal regulation of blood money in Civil Kuwaiti law
Keywords:al-dyyah, blood money, compensation, deyyah sharia, justice gov, moral damage, physical harm, sole compensation
The original rule is that the compensation value is assessed by the Judge exactly. Compensation comes after the occurrence of the damage. Despite that, the Kuwaiti Civil law No. 67 of 1980 defined another type of compensation the value of which was pre-determined by the law, i.e. before the occurrence of the damage, therefore, the judge has no power to determine its value, which is called: legal blood money or in Arabic term (Deyyah Sharia) which has taken all its provisions from the Islamic Sharia (rules) and related to compensation for death and 26 specific types of body injuries. In this research, we explained the regulation taken from the Islamic Provisions for compensation against bodily injury, known as legal blood money which was added to the compensation for other material, moral and body injuries that are out of the blood money concept.
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