New Publication: Agency Contract under Conventional Law and Islamic Law as Manifested in the Civil Code of Oman: A Comparative Analysis

Agency Contract under Conventional Law and Islamic law as Manifested in the Civil Code of Oman: A Comparative Analysis

The paper analyzes the main  principles of agency under Islamic law as  reflected in  the Civil  Code of Oman and compares them with conventional law. Upon comparative analysis, the paper concludes that the main principles of agency  contract  under  both  systems of  law  are  very  similar.  Some  differences  do  exist  in  the  details  and  in  the application of main principles to some specific cases. While these minor differences may be important in an actual case of agency, they do not make the Islamic law on agency dramatically different from the conventional law on the subject matter.

 

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