Has any western country ever allowed Sharia to rule with legal power or overwrite the Country's law?

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Has any western country ever allowed Sharia to rule with legal power or overwrite the Country's law?

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Has any western country ever allowed Sharia to rule with legal serious power or overwrite the Country's law?
Meaning would a place like canada ever allow something that may be a crime to their laws, go, if it was within sharia (if caused by a muslim)?
 


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sharia courts are permitted

sharia courts are permitted in the UK, but i'm fairly certain they can only handle civil disputes and their rulings cannot run counter to UK law.

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