Iraq does have a written constitution, as well as a civil, criminal and personal status law.
Marriage and personal status are primarily based on the religious law of the individual concerned.
That was true, not only in cases involving personal status, but also in criminal and commercial matters.
It is a nuanced, personal status directly related to a person's standing within the community.
Full age or minority are in many laws treated as aspects of personal status.
So-called "free" marriage caused no change in personal status for either the wife or the husband.
The government amended the laws relating to personal status in 1979.
To be a capitalist is to have not only a purely personal, but a social, status in production.
They are permitted free operation and can perform some personal status legal functions.
These courts have exclusive jurisdiction over matters relating to personal status.