There are many, many examples of British companies dealing under Sharia law going back hundreds of years - in fact if you look in the India Office library and libraries of old British Indian trading companies you can still find these documents.
What does IOL stand for?
IOL stands for India Office Library
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We have 56 other meanings of IOL in our Acronym Attic
- International Okinawa Kobudo Association
- It's Okay if You're a Conservative
- It's OK If You're A Democrat
- It's OK If You're A Republican
- Idhu Oru Kadhal Kathai (film title)
- Inter-Organisational Knowledge-Network (Europe)
- Independent Order of Knights of Pythias (sword society)
- Instant Office Kit for Psychotherapists (software)
- Instituttgruppe for Oslo Kommunale Sykehus (Norwegian: Department Group of Oslo Municipal Hospitals)
- Ideas on Liberty (Foundation for Economic Education)
Samples in periodicals archive:
ISLAMABAD, 01 June, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- National Language Authority (NLA) has published a research book Delhi Kay Akhbarat-o-Risail: Aik Tauzehi Fehrist by researcher Saleem Qureshi who is an official of India Office Library in Great Britain.
We also know that the Surgeon General of the United States Army requested and received copies of these India Office Reports [London: India Office Library V/ 24/ 3675 (vol 2) p 41: I O.
Just one item on the British Library's list was the entire India Office Library and Records, the potential subject of complex claims to ownership.
One gains a rough idea of the diffusion of Western instruments to the subcontinent from appendix 1, which contains a sampling of the entries registered in the Bengal Inventories, volumes in the India Office Library that detailed the possessions of men who had died in India.
It includes archival material from the India Office Library in London and the National Archives and several regional depositories in India.
Many of the documents have been published before, but this is the first catalogue raisonne of the holdings of the British Library and the India Office Library.
Even though a Sanskrit text edited in Bengal with Bengali translation, preserved at the India Office Library (now Oriental and India Office Collection, British Library), postdates Adam's Reports, it may contain a later version of it, or at least be closely related: Sisubodhaka.