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De Bene Esse

De bene esse in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De bene esse from the University of Kent: 'Of well-being' - Denoting a course of action that is the best that can be done in the present circumstances or in anticipation of a future event. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin [...]

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De Facto

De facto in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De facto from the University of Kent: 'In fact' - Existing as a matter of fact rather than of right. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

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De Jure

De jure in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De jure from the University of Kent: 'Of law' - As a matter of legal right; by right. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

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De Lege Ferenda

De lege ferenda in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De lege ferenda from the University of Kent: 'Of (or concerning) the law that is to come into force' - A phrase used to indicate that a proposition relates to the law as it is. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes [...]

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De Lege Lata

De lege lata in Legal Latin Meaning of the latin term De lege lata from the University of Kent: 'Of (or concerning) the law that is in force' - A phrase used to indicate that a proposition relates to the law as it is. Resources See Also Legal Latin Maxims Legal Latin Quotes Legal Latin Dictionary

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Dead Man's Part

English Law: Dead Man's Part in the Past By the custom of London, when a deceased freeman of the city left a widow and children (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia), after deducting what was calledthe widow's chamber, (q.v.) his personal property (see more about [...]

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Death Bed

Scottish Law: Death Bed in the Past The incapacity to exercise the power of disposing of one's property (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) after being attacked with a mortal disease. Developments It commences with the beginning of such disease. Details There [...]

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Death Duties

Definition of Death Duties In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Death Duties : Taxes formerly charged on a person's property on his death. These have now been replaced by *inheritance tax.

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Death's Part

English Law: Death's Part in the Past That portion of the personal estate of a deceased man which reMaine (see more about this U.S. State laws here) d after his wife and children (see more about this popular legal topic in the U.K. encyclopedia) had received their reasonable parts from his [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, D, and su1. Tags: DE.



Debates

Debates Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A debate is a formal discussion of a specific proposal (motion) in the House of Commons or House of Lords. Members take it in turns to speak and there are rules and conventions that are followed. Debates can be read in the Official Report (Hansard) [...]

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Debenture

Definition of Debenture In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debenture : A document that acknowledges and contains the terms of a loan (usually to a company). The loan may be unsecured (a naked debenture). More usually, however, the debenture will be [...]

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Debenture Stock

History One of the many advantages incident to incorporation under the English Companies Acts is found in the facilities which such incorporation affords a trading concern for borrowing on debentures or debenture stock. More than five hundred millions of money are now invested in these forms [...]

Categories: Business Law, D, and su1. Tags: Borrowing, Charges, and DE.



Debt

Definition of Debt In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debt : 1. A sum of money owed by one person or group to another. 2. The obligation to pay a sum of money owed. History Debt (Lat. debitum, a thing owed), a definite sum due by one person to [...]

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Debt to Income Ratio

Debt to income ratio in the Context of Mortgages A ratio used by lending institutions to determine whether a person is qualified for a mortgage. Debt-to-income is the total amount of debt, including credit cards and other loans, divided by total gross monthly income. Similar Terms Gross income [...]

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Debtor

Definition of Debtor In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debtor : 1. One who owes a debt. See also judgment debtor. 2. (under the Consumer Credit Act 1974) The individual receiving credit under a *consumer-credit agreement or the person to whom his rights [...]

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Debtor-Creditor Agreement

Definition of Debtor-Creditor Agreement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debtor-Creditor Agreement : A *consumer-credit agreement regulated by the Consumer Credit Act 1974. It may be (1) a *restricted-use credit agreement to finance a transaction [...]

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Debtor-Creditor-Supplier Agreement

Definition of Debtor-Creditor-Supplier Agreement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debtor-Creditor-Supplier Agreement : A *consumer-credit agreement regulated by the Consumer Credit Act 1974. It may be (1) a *restricted-use credit agreement to finance a [...]

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Deceit

Definition of Deceit In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deceit : A tort that is committed when someone knowingly or recklessly makes a false statement of fact intending that it should be acted on by someone else and that person does act on the false [...]

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Decennary

English Law: Decennary in the Past A town or tithing, consisting originally of ten families of freeholders. Ten tithings composed a hundred. 1 Bl. Com. 114. [1][rtbs name="history-of-english-law"] Resources Notes and References Partialy, this information about decennary is based [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, D, and su1. Tags: DE and Short Read.



Deception

Definition of Deception In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Deception : A false representation, by words or conduct, of a matter of fact (including the existence of an intention) or law that is made deliberately or recklessly to another perso Deception [...]

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Decern

Concept of Decern Traditional meaning of decern [1] in scots law: To decree. [rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources Notes and References Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, "Decern", Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition [...]

Categories: Commercial Law, Criminal law, D, and su1. Tags: DE and Short Read.



Declaration

Definition of Declaration In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration : 1. (in the law of evidence) An oral or written statement not made on oath. The term is often applied to certain types of out-of-court statement that are admissible as an [...]

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Declaration Against Interest

Definition of Declaration Against Interest In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration Against Interest : A *declaration by a person who has subsequently died which he knew, when he made it, would be against his pecuniary or proprietary interest. It [...]

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Declaration Concerning Pedigree

Definition of Declaration Concerning Pedigree In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration Concerning Pedigree : A *declaration made by a person who has subsequently died, or to be inferred from family conduct, concerning a disputed pedigree of a blood [...]

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Declaration of Trust

Definition of Declaration of Trust In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaration of Trust : A statement indicating that property is to be held on trust. No specific words are necessary, as long as the intention to declare a trust is made clear. Once a [...]

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Declaratory Act

Summary of Declaratory Act: (1766) In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom: Stated that the British Parliament had the same power to tax in the colonies as it did in Great Britain. Parliament emphasized its authority to make binding laws on the American [...]

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Declaratory Judgment

Definition of Declaratory Judgment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Declaratory Judgment : A judgment that merely states the court's opinion on a question of law or declares the rights of the parties, without normally including any provision for [...]

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Decompilation

Definition of Decompilation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Decompilation : (reverse engineering) n. The process of taking computer *software apart. Under EU directive 91/250, computer software is protected by *copyright throughout the EU. However, a [...]

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Decree

Definition of Decree In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Decree : A law. A court order. History of Decree In English law decree was more particularly the judgment of a court of equity, but since the Judicature Acts the expression “judgment” [...]

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Decree Absolute

Definition of Decree Absolute In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Decree Absolute : A decree of divorce, nullity, or presumption of death that brings a marriage to a legal end, enabling the parties to remarry. It is usually issued six weeks after the [...]

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Decree Arbitral

Scottish Law: Decree Arbitral in the Past A decree made by arbitrators chosen by the parties; an award. 1 Bell's Com. 643. [1][rtbs name="scottish-law"] Resources Notes and References Partialy, this information about decree arbitral is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 [...]

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