Al-hawalah ala al-bari

Dictionary term

Definition of "Al-hawalah ala al-bari"

Endorsement of one’s debt to a third party who is not a debtor of the person endorsing the debt. The term has been applied in the model of Islamic banking by some. An obvious example is the case where a cheque is written in favour of a third party and drawn upon the bank that does not have a credit balance of the cheque-writer in its books.

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