Dependent Personal Security

Dependent Personal Security in Europe Dependent Personal Security (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A "dependent personal security" is an obligation by a security provider which is assumed in favour of a creditor in order to secure a […]

Delinquency

Delinquency in Europe What Does This Mean to Me? Discourses and Trajectories in Girls Delinquency Vera Mónica Duarte, from the ISMAI – Instituto Superior da Maia, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category […]

Definition of Offence

Definition of Offence in Europe Definition of Offence in Germany Provisions relating to definition of offence in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Two the Offenceunder the Second Title, Attempt," located in Section 22 Definition, which reads: A […]

Derivative

Derivative in Europe Derivative (in Finance) In this field, Derivative means the following: Derivatives can be formed as futures contracts, option contracts, swap agreements etc. The price of a derivative is dependent on an underlying asset. Derivatives create a market for the risk of an […]

Default

Default in Europe Definition of Default

Non-appearance in Court ; the failure to take any step required by the rules of procedure

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Détente

Détente in Europe Description of Détente The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes détente in the following terms: [1] A policy of reducing tension between countries. The term was especially used of East-West European relations in the Cold War between the late 1960s and the […]

Destruction

Destruction in Europe Destruction of Important Means of Production Etc in Germany Provisions relating to destruction of important means of production etc in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-seven, under the heading "Criminal Damage," […]

Deprivation

Deprivation in Europe Deprivation in Germany Provisions relating to deprivation in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter One Crimes Against the Peace of Nations; High Treason; Endangering the Democratic State Under the Rule of Lawunder the Fourth Title, […]

Declaration

Declaration in Europe Definition of Declaration

(1) A formal statement intended to create, preserve, assert or testify to a right. (2) The decision of the Court or Judge on a question of law or rights. (3) A statement of claim in pleading. See Hi-gham v, Eidgway ; Price v. […]

Deportation

Deportation in Europe Deportation in Sweden Under Chapter 2, with the heading "Fundamental rights and freedoms," of the Instrument of Government (part of the Swedish Constitution), Article 7 provides the following: No citizen may be deported from or refused entry into the Realm. No […]

Dead

Dead in Europe Violating the Memory of the Dead in Germany Provisions relating to violating the memory of the dead in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Fourteen," located in Section 189 Violating the memory of the dead, which reads: Whosoever […]

Deprivation Order

Deprivation Order in Europe Deprivation Order in Germany Provisions relating to deprivation order in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-five, under the heading "Criminal Self-seeking," located in Section 295 Deprivation order, which […]

Definition of Terms

Definition of Terms in Europe Definition of Terms in Germany Provisions relating to definition of terms in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter One Crimes Against the Peace of Nations; High Treason; Endangering the Democratic State Under the Rule of […]

Detention

Detention in Europe Detention for the Purpose of Incapacitation in Germany Provisions relating to detention for the purpose of incapacitation in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the Sixth Title, Measures of Rehabilitation and […]

Delivery

Delivery in Europe Delivery (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: "Delivery" to a person, for the purposes of any obligation to deliver goods, means transferring possession of the goods to that person or taking such steps to transfer possession […]

Deception

Deception in Europe Obtaining Credit by Deception in Germany Provisions relating to obtaining credit by deception in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-two, under the heading "Fraud and Embezzlement," located in Section 265b Obtaining […]

Bundesbank

Bundesbank in Europe Description of Bundesbank The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes bundesbank in the following terms: [1] Until 1999 the most powerful official financial institution in Europe, the Bundesbank is now effectively a branch (and minority shareholder) of the […]

Defamation of Religions

Defamation of Religions in Europe Defamation of Religions, Religious and Ideological Associations in Germany Provisions relating to defamation of religions, religious and ideological associations in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Eleven, under the […]

Decision

Decision in Europe Description of Decision The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes decision in the following terms: [1] A narrowly focused instrument of Community law which directly affects those to whom it is addressed, without the need for national enabling legislation. […]

Definitions

Definitions in Europe Definitions in Germany Provisions relating to definitions in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Thirteen, under the heading "Offences Against Sexual Self-determination," located in Section 184g Definitions, which reads: […]

Desecration of Graves

Desecration of Graves in Europe Desecration of Graves in Germany Provisions relating to desecration of graves in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Eleven, under the heading "Offences Related to Religion and Ideology," located in Section 168 […]

Denmark

Denmark in Europe According to the work "Guide to Foreign and International Citations", by the Journal of International Law and Politics (New York University School of Law): "Formally, the Constitution confers substantial powers on the monarch, but in reality the monarch’s […]

Derogation

Derogation in Europe Derogations in the International Transfer of Data Article 26(1) of the Directive states that transfers of personal data to a third country that does not ensure an adequate level of protection may take place if one of the following conditions is met: (a) the data subject […]

Debtor

Debtor in Europe Debtor (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A "debtor" is a person who has an obligation, whether monetary or non-monetary, to another person, the creditor. Resources See Also Private Law

Defence

Defence in Europe Definition of Defence

A pleading delivered in an action in the High Court in reply to the statement of claim. It answers the allegations in the statement of claim by admissions or denials, and may set out fresh facts in the form of a counterclaim delivered with the […]

Deposit of Title Deeds

Definition of Deposit Of Title Deeds Deposit of Title Deeds, as security for money advanced, creates an equitable charge. By the (english) Law of Property Act, 1925, s. 2, sub-s. 3, an equitable interest protected by a deposit of title deeds relating to the legal estate, is not overreached by […]

Demurrage

Definition of Demurrage (1) The detention of a ship beyond the number of days called lay days allowing for loading or unloading, and (2) the sum fixed by the contract of affreightment (the charterparty) as payable to the shipowner for such detention. (this Definition of Demurrage is, […]

Devastavit

Definition of Devastavit He has wasted [the assets]. Any violation or neglect of duty by a personal representative which makes him personally responsible to persons having claims on the assets, e.g., creditors and legatees. The personal representative of a deceased defaulter is liable to the […]