This study aimed to find similarities and differences between Islamic law and Lebanese law regarding the penalty for drinking alcohol. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher dealt with the topic of punishment, its concept, the concept of drunkenness, and the concept of drunkenness. The penalty for drinking it, and determining criminal responsibility in Sharia and Lebanese law. In this study, the researcher used the comparative descriptive inductive approach by referring to the original sources of Islamic law and books on positive law in general an
nd the Lebanese in particular, and some judicial rulings related to the research topic. The study concluded that all texts in Islamic law indicate definitively the prohibition of alcohol and intoxicants, and that their abuse is a major sin, and that the crime of drinking alcohol deserves punishment. As for the Lebanese law, it is, like other positive legislation, that it considers the crimes resulting from drinking alcohol that are punishable in cases, and it is not punishable for drunkenness for itself. The law in the event that he drank alcohol and therefore he drinks in public and without fear, and then the disaster comes which is his loss of that mind, will and discrimination, so that after that he commits crimes against himself and others. Therefore, it has become imperative to enact laws that prohibit and criminalize drinking alcohol and impose dissuasive penalties against alcoholics.
"Punishment for drinking alcohol between Islamic Sharia and Lebanese law,"
Al Jinan الجنان: Vol. 14
, Article 13.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/aljinan/vol14/iss1/13