Category: Y

  • Year Books

    Definition of Year Books A series of reports of cases written in the AngloNorman language, commencing in the thirteenth century and extant either in manuscript copies or in print from 1290 to 1535 with very few gaps. It is generally agreed that they were notes of cases taken by apprentices to […]

  • Yeoman

    Definition of Yeoman He that hath free land of forty shillings by the year: who was anciently thereby qualified to serve on juries, vote for knights of the shire, and do any other act where the law requires (Blackstone) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

  • Yield

    Definition of Yield To perform a service due by a tenant to his lord. See Render Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Yield in the Dictionaries, Yield in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

  • Yonge V. Toynbee

    Definition of Yonge V. Toynbee ([1910] 1 K. B. 215). If an agent continues to act after the death or lunacy of his principal, even in ignorance of it, he is liable on a warrant of authority.A solicitor employed to conduct litigation on behalf of X accepted service of the writ, entered […]

  • Yorkshire Deed Registry

    Definition of Yorkshire Deed Registry A registry of deeds and wills relating to land in Yorkshire. If a deed or will is not registered it is void as against a subsequent purchaser for value, who has registered his deed. By the Law of Property Act, 1925, s. 11, instruments which do not deal […]

  • Young Person

    Definition of Young Person A person between fourteen and sixteen years of age. (The Children Act, 1908, s. 131.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Young Person in the Dictionaries, Young Person in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse […]

  • Yorkshire Deed Registry

    Definition of Yorkshire Deed Registry A registry of deeds and wills relating to land in Yorkshire. If a deed or will is not registered it is void as against a subsequent purchaser for value, who has registered his deed. By the Law of Property Act, 1925, s. 11, instruments which do not deal […]

  • Year

    Definition of Year A year consists of twelve calendar months ; that is, 365 days in ordinary years, and 366 days in leap-year. (1) The historical year has for a very long period begun on January 1. (2) THe civil, ecclesiastical and legal year, used by the Church and in all public instruments, […]

  • Yiner V. Francis

    Definition of Yiner V. Francis ((1789), 2 Cox, 190). Here a testator bequeathed unto the children of his late sister the sum of 2,000 to be equally divided among tKem. Held, that those children should take who were living at the death of the testator Browse You might be interested in these […]

  • Yill

    Definition of Yill A township or parish Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Yill in the Dictionaries, Yill in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find synonyms and […]