Tag: AB

  • Abjuration

    Definition of Abjuration An oath to leave the realm for ever, taken by a person who had claimed sanctuary (q.v.)Formerly the oath tendered to every person entering any public office to the effect that he renounced the title of the) pretended Prince of Wales (the son of James II) to the English […]

  • Abominable Grime

    Definition of Abominable Grime The term used in the Offences against the Person Act, 1861, s. 61, to describe the crimes of sodomy and bestiality, both of which are felonies Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Abominable Grime in the Dictionaries, […]

  • Abrath V. North Eastern Railway Co

    Definition of Abrath V. North Eastern Railway Co ((1883), L. B, 11 Q. B. D. 79). In an action for malicious prosecution the onus of proving that there was no reasonable cause for prosecuting is on the plaintiff, in spite of its being a negative averment Browse You might be interested in these […]

  • Abridgement

    Definition of Abridgement A digest of the laws of England, e.g., Viner’s, 1741 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Abridgement in the Dictionaries, Abridgement in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of […]

  • Absence

    Definition of Absence If a person has not been heard of for seven years, and the circumstances, are such that, if alive, he would have been heard of, the presumption of death arises but not as to the date of deathA spouse re-marrying after seven years in such circumstances, does not commit […]

  • Absolute Sententia Expositore Non Indiget

    Definition of Absolute Sententia Expositore Non Indiget When you have plain words capable of only one interpretation, no explanation of them is required. Evidence cannot be given of the intention with which they were written Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

  • Absolute

    Definition of Absolute A rule or order which is complete and becomes of full effect at once. See Nisi Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Absolute in the Dictionaries, Absolute in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

  • Absque Impetitione Vasti

    Definition of Absque Impetitione Vasti Without impeachment of waste (q.v.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Absque Impetitione Vasti in the Dictionaries, Absque Impetitione Vasti in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

  • Absque Tali Causa

    Definition of Absque Tali Causa Without the alleged cause. See De Injuria Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Absque Tali Causa in the Dictionaries, Absque Tali Causa in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

  • Abstract Of Title

    Definition of Abstract Of Title A chronological statement of the instruments and events under which a person is entitled to property, showing all incumbrances to which the property is subject. See Instrument Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]