SHARIAsource provides basic overviews of the legal history and institutional structures of various countries. These profiles examine the legal status of Islamic law in the nation’s constitution.
This Country Profile provides a basic overview of the legal history and institutional structures of the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), which is a member state of the UN’s Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. This Profile is based on research produced by GlobaLex at NYU Law School and the Library of Congress. Under Albania’s Constitution, Islamic law (sharīʿa or fiqh) has no legal status.