Assets

Assets in Europe Definition of Assets

Property available for the payment of debts
Real Assets are real property, and personal assets are personal property. Legal assets comprise everything which an executor takes by virtue of his office, and with which he would have been charged in […]

Asylum Seeker

Asylum Seeker in Europe Asylum seeker in the Context of the Refugee Crisis A person who has applied for either refugee status or subsidiary protection (or both) and is awaiting the outcome of their application or appeal against a negative decision. Resources See Also Political Asylum […]

Assizes

Assizes in Europe Description of Assizes The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes assizes in the following terms: [1] A conference of the European Parliament and the national parliaments of the EU's member states. There has only been one, in 1990, which (after a haggle […]

Asylum Law

Asylum Law in Europe Asylum Law in the Context of the Refugee Crisis Resources See Also Political Asylum Refugees Asylum Asylum Law Refugee Crisis Refugee Action Refugee Definition Political Asylum Definition Right of Asylum USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) Insane Asylum […]

Assignment

Assignment in Europe Assignment (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: "Assignment", in relation to a right, means the transfer of the right by one person, the "assignor", to another, "the assignee". Resources See Also […]

Asylum Procedures Directive

Asylum Procedures Directive in Europe Asylum Procedures Directive in the Context of the Refugee Crisis A component of the Common European Asylum System. It sets out procedures in the EU for determining applications for international protection. The original directive, which continues to apply […]

Werner Report

Werner Report in Europe Description of Werner Report The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes werner report in the following terms: [1] The Werner Report prefigured in 1970 many of the features which marked later efforts to achieve monetary union. It was a period of intense […]

Asylum Definition

Asylum Definition in Europe Asylum Definition in the Context of the Refugee Crisis Resources See Also Political Asylum Refugees Asylum Asylum Law Refugee Crisis Refugee Action Refugee Definition Political Asylum Definition Right of Asylum USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) […]

Association Agreement

Association Agreement in Europe Definition of Association Agreement In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Association Agreement : An agreement between a member state of the European Union and a non-EU country or organization, as provided for in Article 310 […]

Assent Procedure

Assent Procedure in Europe Definition of Assent Procedure In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Assent Procedure : A procedure introduced by the Single European Act 1986 that gives greater powers to the *European Parliament over the unelected European […]

Assurance

Definition of Assurance A surrender, conveyance, assignment or appointment under a power, of property Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assurance in the Dictionaries, Assurance in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the […]

Assure

Definition of Assure To convey or transfer property Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assure in the Dictionaries, Assure in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, […]

Astley V. Younge

Definition of Astley V. Younge ((1759), 2 Burr. 807). Held, that no action will lie against a defendant in a lawsuit for words only spoken in his own defence, and by way of justification in law, and in a legal and judicial way. Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Assize

Definition of Assize A sitting or session of a Court of justice ; later, the enactments of such a CourtAn assize passed in the reign of Henry II provided for the trial of questions of seisin and title to land by a recognition or inquiry of sixteen men sworn to speak the truth, called the Grand […]

Assize Of Darrein Presentment

Definition of Assize Of Darrein Presentment (Last presentation.) A real action which lay where a man (or his ancestor under whom he claimed) had presented a clerk to a benefice, who was instituted, and afterwards, upon the next avoidance, a stranger presented a clerk, and thereby disturbed the […]

Assize Of Mort D'Ancestor

Definition of Assize Of Mort D’Ancestor A real action which lay to recover land of which a person had been deprived on the death of his ancestor by the abatement or intrusion of a stranger Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assize Of Mort D’Ancestor […]

Assize Of Novel Disseisin

Definition of Assize Of Novel Disseisin A real action which lay to recover land of which a person had been recently disseised Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assize Of Novel Disseisin in the Dictionaries, Assize Of Novel Disseisin in our legal […]

Assize, Petty

Definition of Assize, Petty The assizes of darrein presentment, mort d’ancestor, novel disseisin, and utrum. Abolished by the Real Property Limitation Act, 1833 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assize, Petty in the Dictionaries, Assize, Petty in […]

Assize Rents

Definition of Assize Rents Fixed and certain rents Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assize Rents in the Dictionaries, Assize Rents in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Assize Utrum

Definition of Assize Utrum A real action for trying the question whether land was a lay fee or held in frankalmoign Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assize Utrum in the Dictionaries, Assize Utrum in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse […]

Associates

Definition of Associates Officers of the common law Courts, who were appointed by and held office at the pleasure of the Chief Justice or Chief Baron of each Court, and whose duties were to keep the records of the Court, to attend Nisi Prius sittings, make out the list of cases, conduct the […]

Association, Articles Of

Definition of Association, Articles Of Regulations for the management and internal arrangement of a company. The Companies (Consolidation) Act, 1908, gives in Table A a specimen set of articles applicable to the case of a company limited by shares Browse You might be interested in these […]

Association, Memorandum Of

Definition of Association, Memorandum Of Seven or more persons (or, for a private company, two or more persons) may by subscribing their names to a memorandum and otherwise complying with the statutory requirements as to registration, form an incorporated company with or without limited […]

Assumpsit

Definition of Assumpsit He promised or undertook. It was a common law action which grew out of the action of trespass on the case. It was brought for the breach of an undertaking, a cause of action analagous to deceit. It gradually supplanted the action of debt and came into general use for […]

Assignment Of Action Or Matter

Definition of Assignment Of Action Or Matter Under Order IX, r. 5, every action or matter in the Chancery Division is assigned by ballot to one of the Judges of that Division. But those Judges have been divided into pairs, and by Order IX, each Judge of each pair has full jurisdiction over […]

Assignment Of Choses In Action

Definition of Assignment Of Choses In Action Choses in action were not assignable at common law, but choses in action, both legal and equitable, were assignable in equity. If the chose in action were legal, the assignee could only sue in the name of the assignor, but if equitable he could sue […]

Assignment Of Dower

Definition of Assignment Of Dower Before a widow could take possession of any of her husband’s land as tenant in dower her part had to be assigned to her, either by agreement between her and the heir, or by the sheriff in execution of a judgment obtained by her Browse You might be interested […]

Assisa Cadera

Definition of Assisa Cadera A non-suit Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assisa Cadera in the Dictionaries, Assisa Cadera in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, […]

Assistance, Writ Of

Definition of Assistance, Writ Of Issued under Order LXX1I, r. 2, for the purpose of putting a receiver into possession of specific chattels, such as securities or documents Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assistance, Writ Of in the Dictionaries, […]

Assault

Definition of Assault The unlawful laying of hands on another person, or an attempt or offer to do a corporal hurt to another, coupled with an apparent present ability and intention to do the act. No mere words can in any case amount to an assault. (Stephen’s Digest of the Criminal Law.) […]

Assay

Definition of Assay The testing of the quality of an article, e.g., bread or silver, or the accuracy of weights and measures Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assay in the Dictionaries, Assay in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Assembly, Unlawful

Definition of Assembly, Unlawful See Unlawful Asacmlly Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assembly, Unlawful in the Dictionaries, Assembly, Unlawful in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

Assent Of Executor

Definition of Assent Of Executor The title of a legatee or devisee is not complete until the executor has assented to the legacy or devise. An assent to the vesting of a legal estate shall be in writing, signed by the personal representative, and shall name the person in whose favour it- is […]

Assessor

Definition of Assessor One who assists the Court in trying a scientific or technical question, but who has no voice in the decision. e.g., Brethren of Trinity House may sit as assessors in the Admiralty Court, and the Bishops in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in ecclesiastical […]

Assets, Administration Of

Definition of Assets, Administration Of The order in which the assets of the deceased are applied in payment of debts, where the estate is solvent, is, after 1925 (subject to directions in the will)(1) Property undisposed of by will(2) Property not specifically devised or bequeathed, but […]

Assets, Marshalling Of

Definition of Assets, Marshalling Of See Marshalling Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Assets, Marshalling Of in the Dictionaries, Assets, Marshalling Of in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of […]