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  • n. The traditional legal system of Somalia, believed to predate Islam, in which elders serve as mediators and people are responsible for the actions of their families.

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Examples

  • In most of the rural communities, however, traditional Somali law (xeer) and the Islamic Sharia law continue to be upheld.

    Water profile of Somalia

  • Somalia no national system; Shari'a (Islamic) and secular courts based on Somali customary law (xeer) are present in some localities; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction, with reservations

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Somali customary law (xeer) are present in some localities; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction, with reservations

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Hayadaha xeer parlamaan samayaya (Act of parliament)

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  • Boosaaso, Puntland: Madaxweynaha DGPL ayaa Maanta soo saaray xeer Madaxweyne, xeerkan ayaa Lr: 104, kana soo baxay xafiiskiisa Magaalada Boosaaso. xeerkan ayaa waxa uu u qornaa sidatan:

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