Attorney is a person what's wrong with it powers of another individual to proceed on your behalf . The proxy, therefore, represents the other person and acts on his behalf . For example: "The issue is in the hands of my agent", "The player's agent said that the matter will only be resolved at the end of the championship", "Gomez accused his agent of cheating him and keeping his money".
For him right , the seizure process takes place through the document known as power. This is a unilateral manifestation of the subject who grants it and must be authenticated before a notary. In this way, the individual authorizes his agent to make agreements on his behalf.
The limits and scope of the attorney's job depend on what is established by the power. This prevents the proxy from exceeding functions and act in a way that is not endorsed by the agent. It should be noted that the person represented is responsible for the actions of his agent.
The figure of the attorney is common among artists and athletes, who delegate power to another person for the negotiation of contracts or the management of commercial operations. The notion of proxy, this case, is used as a synonym for representative or agent .
In an election process, the electoral proxy is who represents the interests of a list of candidates and that is responsible for holding the representation of the candidacy in electoral acts and operations. This is a person who can make claims about the scrutiny.
It is known by the name of seized table the person representing a political party or an independent candidacy; it enjoys right to voice, although without vote, and must attend certain acts Electoral, such as the Receptor Tables of Subscriptions (an electoral body that receives the votes cast during an electoral or plebiscitary process, and performs the scrutiny, among other functions) to observe them.
There are two fundamental requirements to become a proxy, which are the following: to be a citizen who has the right to vote; not having received any sentence for any of the crimes that sanction the laws that govern the Public Electoral System.
On the other hand, the following persons cannot be appointed as board representatives, regardless of whether they meet the two points just exposed: governors and regional councilors, mayors, undersecretaries, ministers of State, mayors, superior service chiefs, lawyers and local police, magistrates of the Superior Courts, regional ministerial secretaries, general comptrollers of the Republic, members of Public Order and the Armed Forces, blind, illiterate and foreign.
Depending on the case, power can be granted by:
* a general agent, both incumbent and substitute, who is at the site where the electoral act is held. This is valid for the proxies of the office electoral and voting tables;
* an election manager, who must proceed to the authorization in the presence of a notary. These are the requirements for the designation of a general, incumbent or substitute power, and for powers before scrutiny colleges, qualifying court of elections, regional electoral tribunals and electoral boards.
Finally, the appointment must indicate a series of very specific data so that the power of attorney is considered valid; these are: the full name, the number of document national of the person designated as proxy, the name of the party or candidate to whom they must represent, and the details of the table, the premises, the board, the electoral office, the court or the college to which they are accredited. It is worth mentioning that it is not possible to omit any of the mentioned data.