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Entries Labeled: Property (17)


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English Law: Accession in the Past The ownership of a thing, whether it be real or personal, movable or immovable, carries with it the right to all that the thing produces and to all that becomes united to it, either naturally or artificially; this is called the right of accession. [...]

Categories: A, Civil Law, Commercial Law, and su1. Tags: AC and Property.


Definition of Bailment (from Fr. bailler, to place in charge of, cf. Bail) In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bailment : The transfer of the possession of goods by the owner (the bailor) to another (the bailee) for a particular purpose. Examples of [...]

Categories: B and su1. Tags: BA and Property.


Bargain, from O. Fr. bargaigne, a word of doubtful origin, appearing in many Romance languages, cf. Ital. bargagno; it is connected with Late Lat. barcaniare, to traffic, possibly derived from barca, a barge. Definition of Unconscionable Bargain In accordance with the work A Dictionary of [...]

Categories: Civil Law, su1, and U. Tags: Contracts, Land law, Property, and UN.

Base Fee

Base Fee, in law, a freehold estate of inheritance which is limited or qualified by the existence of certain conditions. In modern property law the commonest example of a base fee is an estate created by a tenant in tail, not in possession, who bars the entail without the consent of the [...]

Categories: B, Civil Law, and su1. Tags: BA and Property.

Fully Mutual Housing Association

Definition of Fully Mutual Housing Association In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Fully Mutual Housing Association : A housing association whose rules restrict membership to people who are tenants or prospective tenants of the association and prevent the [...]

Categories: F, Property law, and su1. Tags: FU, Housing, Housing Law, Property, Property Law, and Short Read.

Game Laws

From the Encyclopedia Britannica (1911): Game Laws: This title in English law is applied to the statutes which regulate the right to pursue and take or kill certain kinds of wild animals (see above). The existence of these statutes is due to the rules of the common law as to the nature [...]

Categories: su1 and Uncategorized. Tags: Long Read and Property.


Definition of Grant In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Grant : 1. The creation or transfer of the ownership of property (e.g. an estate or interest in land) by written instrument; for example, the grant of a lease. (See also lie in grant). 2. A [...]

Categories: Business Law, Civil Law, G, Intellectual Property, and su1. Tags: GR, Intellectual Property Law, and Property.


Note: the meaning is different from Legitimation. Legitim, or Bairn’s Part, in Scots law, the legal share of the movable property of a father due on his death to his children. If a father dies leaving a widow and children, the movable property is divided into three equal parts; one-third [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, L, Legislation, su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: LE, Property, and Scotland.