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Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals?


Supreme Authority in Justice


Head of the Finance department


In charge of charities


Censor of Public morals


None of these

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Qazi-ul-Quzat was the supreme authority in justice.                                                                  

Since it was difficult for the emperor to do-away with justice in all the cases, he appointed Qazi-ul-Quzat to do the justice in accordance with Muslim Law.

The Chief Judge of the sultanate was known as the Qazi-I-Mamalik also known as the Qazi-ul- Quzat.

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