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Custody or Trust (Amanat)

When a person gives his/her property to another person, and tells him/her that it is deposited in trust, and the latter accepts it, he/she must follow the rules of Amanat.

413 - If a person cannot look after the deposit, as an obligatory precaution it is not permissible that he/she should accept the deposit.

414 - If a person gives something to another person as a deposit, he/she, can abrogate the arrangement as when she/he likes, and similarly, one who accepts the deposit can do the same as and when she/he likes.

415 - If a person who accepts a deposit does not have a suitable place for its safe keeping, he/she should acquire such a place, such as, if a deposite is money and he/she cannot look after the money in his/her home, he/she should give it to the bank.

416 - A person who accepts a deposit, she/he should look after the deposit in the manner that the people does not say he/she has breached of trust or has been negligent.

417 - If a deposit of the people vanishes:

a: If the trustee is negligent she/he should return the exchange of it to its owner.

b: If the trustee is not negligent and that property has vanished because of circumstances for example: rain flooding, the trustee is not responsible for it and it is not necessary to return an exchage for it to it sowner.

418 - A person who has been given a trust cannot use that trust unless they have the permission of the owner.