Causing A Danger

Causing A Danger in Europe Causing a Danger of Being Impounded to Ships, Motor-vehicles and Aircraft by Taking Prohibited Goods on Board Etc in Germany Provisions relating to causing a danger of being impounded to ships, motor-vehicles and aircraft by taking prohibited goods on board etc in […]

Capital Budgeting

Capital Budgeting in Europe Literature Review on Capital Programming and Budgeting: Comparative Local Government Perspectives In the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, [1] George M. Guess and Costel D. Todor provide the following summary about the topic of Capital […]

Capital of the European Union

Capital of the European Union in Europe Description of Capital of the European Union The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes capital of the european union in the following terms: [1] There is no capital of Europe, the nearest approximation being Brussels, which houses the […]

Case-law

Case-law in Europe Case-law and the European Judicial System Description of Case-law provided by the European Union Commission: Case-law is used internationally to refer to rules of law flowing from a set of convergent decisions of the courts. The case-law of the Court of Justice of the […]

Carbon Tax

Carbon Tax in Europe Description of Carbon tax The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes carbon tax in the following terms: [1] A proposed energy tax, favoured by the Commission as a way of boosting its revenue in the name of protecting the environment from excessive carbon […]

Causing An Explosion

Causing An Explosion in Europe Causing an Explosion in Germany Provisions relating to causing an explosion in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-eight, under the heading "Offences Causing a Common Danger," located in Section 308 Causing […]

Causing Danger

Causing Danger in Europe Causing Danger During Construction Works in Germany Provisions relating to causing danger during construction works in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-eight, under the heading "Offences Causing a Common […]

Cabinet

Cabinet in Europe Cabinet (government) European Cabinets The principal characteristics of European cabinets are the responsibility of the cabinet to the legislature, and the identification of the cabinet with the government. The cabinet is formed by the prime minister or premier, and together […]

Cartel

Definition of Cartel An agreement between States as to the exchange of prisoners during war Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cartel in the Dictionaries, Cartel in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia […]

Cautio Juratoria

Definition of Cautio Juratoria A guarantee by oath (under Justinian) ; a promise on oath made by a defendant sued in his own name that he will remain in the power of the Court up to the end of the suit. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

Caution

Definition of Caution Under the Land Registration Act, 1925, any person interested in land may lodge a caution with the Land Registrar, requiring him to notify any proposed dealings with the land Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Caution in the […]

Caveat

Definition of Caveat A warning. An entry made in the books of the offices of a registry or Court to prevent a certain step being taken without previous notice to the person entering the caveat (who is called the caveator) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Caveat Emptor

Definition of Caveat Emptor Let the buyer beware. At common law, when a buyer of goods had required no warranty he took the risk of quality upon himself, and had no remedy if he had chosen to rely on the bare representation of the vendor, unless he could show that representation to have been […]

Caveat Venditor

Definition of Caveat Venditor Let the seller beware. (Roman law.) Central Criminal Court. (The Old Bailey.) A Court having jurisdiction to try all offences committed within the City of London, the county of Middlesex, and certain suburban parts of Essex, Kent and Surrey. The Judges are the […]

Causa Justa

Definition of Causa Justa A true or just cause, means, motive, or ground ; a legal title ; a fact in conclusive proof. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Causa Justa in the Dictionaries, Causa Justa in our legal dictionaries, Related […]

Causa Liberal Is

Definition of Causa Liberal Is An actio praejudicialis brought to try whether a man was or was not free. Prior to Justinian an assertor libertatis (claimant for freedom) acted for the person whose freedom was in question, but Justinian gave the action directly to the person claiming his […]

Causa Lucrativa

Definition of Causa Lucrativa A ground that is purely gainful. A mode of acquisition without valuable consideration. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Causa Lucrativa in the Dictionaries, Causa Lucrativa in our legal dictionaries, […]

Causa Proxima Non Remota Spectator

Definition of Causa Proxima Non Remota Spectator The immediate, not the remote, cause is to be considered Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Causa Proxima Non Remota Spectator in the Dictionaries, Causa Proxima Non Remota Spectator in our legal […]

Cause

Definition of Cause An ordinary civil proceeding ; an action Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cause in the Dictionaries, Cause in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Cause Lists

Definition of Cause Lists Lists of the actions and matters to be heard in the Supreme Court Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cause Lists in the Dictionaries, Cause Lists in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Cause Of Action

Definition of Cause Of Action The fact or combination of facts which give rise to a right of action Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cause Of Action in the Dictionaries, Cause Of Action in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from […]

Capitula

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

Cassetur Breve

Definition of Cassetur Breve Let the writ be quashed : in the old common practice, a method of discontinuing an action Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cassetur Breve in the Dictionaries, Cassetur Breve in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

Capitulations

Definition of Capitulations Agreements, concluded between Christian States on the one hand and non-Christian countries on the other hand, under which certain immunities and privileges are secured to subjects of the Christian State while in the territories of the non-Christian State. These […]

Casting Vote

Definition of Casting Vote The deciding vote which a returning officer or chairman has power to give when there is an equality of votes Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Casting Vote in the Dictionaries, Casting Vote in our legal dictionaries, […]

Caption

Definition of Caption The formal heading of a legal document, stating before whom it was taken or made Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Caption in the Dictionaries, Caption in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Castrique V. Imrie

Definition of Castrique V. Imrie ((1870), L. R. 4. H. L. 414.) A judgment of a foreign Court of competent jurisdiction unless obtained by fraud, operates as an estoppel against the party against whom it is given. An English Court will not act as a Court of Appeal from a foreign Court even on […]

Capture

Definition of Capture (1) A mode of acquiring property ; e.g., a res nullius. (2) The seizure of enemy property in war Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Capture in the Dictionaries, Capture in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Casual Ejector

Definition of Casual Ejector Down to 1852, the nominal defendant, Richard Roe, in an action of ejectment was called the casual ejector, because by a legal fiction he was supposed casually, or by accident, to come upon the land or premises and turn out the lawful possessors. See Ejectment […]

Caput

Definition of Caput The three elements freedom, citizenship and family rights. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Caput in the Dictionaries, Caput in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia […]

Casus Belli

Definition of Casus Belli An act justifying war Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Casus Belli in the Dictionaries, Casus Belli in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Cargo

Definition of Cargo Goods shipped for carriage Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Cargo in the Dictionaries, Cargo in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find […]

Casus Omissus

Definition of Casus Omissus A matter which should have been, but has not been, provided for in a statute or in statutory rules Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Casus Omissus in the Dictionaries, Casus Omissus in our legal dictionaries, Related […]

Carlill V. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.

Definition of Carlill V. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. ((1893), L. R. 1 Q. B. 256). An offer made generally must be accepted by definite persons. Acceptance of an offer must generally be communicated to the offeror, but from the nature of the transaction, acting on the offer with the intention of […]

Catching Bargain

Definition of Catching Bargain Originally a contract for a loan, made on oppressive terms, with an expectant heir (q.v.). Equity granted relief on the ground of constructive fraud, i. e., that the parties were not on equal terms, of which unfair advantage had been taken, and a hard bargain […]

Carnal Knowledge

Definition of Carnal Knowledge The penetration to any the slightest degree … by the male organ of generation. (Offences against the Person Act, 1861, s. 63) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Carnal Knowledge in the Dictionaries, Carnal Knowledge […]

Causa Causans

Definition of Causa Causans The immediate cause : the last link in the chain of causation. It is to be distinguished from causa sine qua non, which means some preceding link but for which the causa causans could not have become operative Browse You might be interested in these references […]

Carrier

Definition of Carrier One who has received goods for the purpose of carrying them from one place to another for hire, either under a special contract, i. e., as a bailee for reward, or as a common carrier Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Carrier in […]