Saturday, August 25, 2012

No room for Sharia in Australia: Brennan

A former High Court chief justice has used an address in Sydney to argue against incorporating parts of Islamic law into the Australian judicial system.

Sir Gerard Brennan, who served on the High Court from 1981 to 1998, and as chief justice from 1995 to 1998, told an audience at The University of New South Wales that there was no room for Sharia law in the Australian legal system.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard last year ruled out the prospect of Sharia law becoming part of the nation's justice system, saying the only law in the country was Australian law.
In the annual Hal Wootten lecture on Thursday night, Sir Gerard said there had been suggestions there was room for a "system in which at least some parts of Islamic Sharia law might operate as part of Australian law".
He said: "That suggestion seems to me to be misconceived."
Muslims were free to adhere to the "beliefs, customs and practices prescribed by Sharia law", the former chief justice said, but only as long as they did not conflict with Australian law.
"That freedom must be respected and protected but that does not mean that Islamic Sharia should have the force of law."
All Australian citizens, irrespective of their religion, had common values that formed the basis of Australian law, he said.
"Our citizens, including the Islamic community, share the basic Australian values of tolerance, egalitarianism, and individual freedom in thought and action," he said.

24 Aug 2012

Many countries do not acknowledge the rights or 'freedoms' of  the individuals native country or nationality that they may have had in their own country which they wish to bring across to the host country.

As a general global rule, the people must abide the laws of the host country.

This should also hold true for Australia.

In the current climate of globalisation, together with the setting up and execution of a new order of the world, the authoritie's agenda includes civil unrest, the diss-assembly of nationalism (under the now so popular catch phrase of 'racism'), the elimination of patriotism, and the break up of the family unit via various different methods.

There is no escape from this in today's day and age, which will be supported by the actions of the law makers and politicians to the detriment of society as a whole.

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