An in-depth study of the Hanaﬁ law on land taxand rent during the Marnlﬁ kand_Ottoman periods. ‘Argues that the Hanaﬁ law underwent signiﬁcant changes in areas of property law, rent and tax. The general slant of the change was to rationalise socio-economic changes to protect the interests of the rentier classes. Analytical. For students of law. Based on primary sources. Documented.