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Awqaf & Minors Affairs Foundation : About AMAF : Terminology
Terminology   

 

Endowments

Every item being endowed, whether movable or immovable for the sake of other charity and welfare parties seeking the Almighty satisfaction.

Property

Movable and immovable properties which belong to Awqaf, or the Minors and the like.

Maturity Age

A person reaching the age of 21 years (Hijri) old, with full mental and intellectual powers, but without any limitations on their legal competences.

Minor

Whoever shall have not reached the maturity age, whether known of kinship or not.

Alike Minors

The concealed pregnancy, the insane, the fool, inattentive, lost or absent.

Incompetent Minor

Whoever shall have not reached the age of seven

Competent Minor

Whoever shall have reached the age of seven

The Incapacitated

The incompetent minor, insane, inattentive

The Incompetent

Whoever shall have reached the age of seven, but not being mature; or whoever shall have become mature but inattentive or fool

The Foundling

A child with deserted or unknown parentage

The Absent

A person who may know not his domicile nor country of origin

The Lost

An absentee who may not be known whether alive or dead.

Attending Pregnancy

The child being awaited from pregnancy.

The Spendthrift

The person who spends his money wastefully.

The Inattentive

The person who is being treated unjustly and is easily deceived

The Idiotic (mentally deranged)

Whoever shall be inconsiderable, muddled, perverted and alike the insane

The Insane (mad)

Whoever is extremely or intermittently foolish, demented, unwise, irrational or mentally ill.

Legal Guardian

True or actual father or grandfather

The Trustee

A person who assumes the administration of the minor’s funds or property and cares of its affairs.

Elected Trustee

A trustee being selected by the true/actual father or grandfather to assume the burdens of the financial guardianship.

The Curator

A person who undertakes the administration of the funds and property of the constrained and its affairs.

Judicial Attorney

A person who undertakes the administration of the funds and property of the lost or the absent.

Judicial Assistant

A person who assumes the assistance of those physically incapacitated in undertaking and concluding their legal actions.

The Estate

Whatsoever is left by the deceased of funds and rights.

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