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Foundation in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Meaning of Foundation in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003: that part of the structure in direct contact with, and transmitting loads to, the ground.

English Law: Foundation in the Past

This word, in the English law, is taken in two senses, fundatio incipiens and fundatio perficiens. As to its political capacity, an act of incorporation is metaphorically called its foundation but as to its dotation, the first gift of revenues is called the foundation. 10 Co. 23, a. [1]


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  1. Partialy, this information about foundation is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including foundation.

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