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Schlüsselgewalt

Substantiv

partial

agency

noun

Comparative law notes

Since this German term refers to a very specific type of agency, we recommend using the neologism "spousal agency" as a more descriptive and accurate translation of this German concept.

Definitions of agency

the legal relationship between two parties by which one party, the agent, is authorised to perform certain acts on behalf of the other party, the principal

The Appellant claims the agency was established by an agreement between the principal and the employee.