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Niyabah


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In modern Muslim law, “agency” (wakalah) or “mandate.” A naib is a person authorized to represent another or act as his or her attorney in serving the interests of the principal. In modern law, there are many different types of agencies, including niyabah ammah (general agency), niyabat takhsis (an exclusive agency), niyabat tamthil fi amal (a power of attorney given to accomplish a specific act), niyabah dihamiyyah or zahiriyyah (ostensible agency), niyabah dimniyyah (implied agency), and niyabah nafiiyya (agency coupled with an interest in favor of the agent). Al-niyabah al-ammah is the office of public prosecution charged with representing the interests of the victims and society in criminal matters. Al-niyabah al-barlamaniyyah is parliamentary representation, and a delegate to the parliament is known as naib barlamani.

Subjects: Islam.


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