Fishing

Fishing in Europe Taking or Destroying Fish in Germany Provisions relating to taking or destroying fish in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-five, under the heading "Criminal Self-seeking," located in Section 293 Taking or destroying […]

Wirtschaftswunder

Wirtschaftswunder in Europe Description of Wirtschaftswunder The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes wirtschaftswunder in the following terms: [1] West Germany's post-war economic miracle, engineered by Ludwig Erhard, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's free-marketeering […]

Finland

Finland 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): "Finland’s Constitution was adopted March 1, 2000. Prior to that date, the country was governed by four […]

Fines

Fines in Europe Fines in Sweden Fines in the Swedish Penal Code The Swedish Criminal Code was adopted in 1962 and entered into force on 1 January 1965. It contains provisions on fines and on most of the acts that constitute crimes in Sweden. The provisions on other crimes are to be found in […]

Ecofin

Ecofin in Europe Description of Ecofin The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes ecofin in the following terms: [1] When the Council of Ministers meets on economic affairs it comprises the economic and finance ministers of the EU and is known as Ecofin. Ecofin's […]

Financial Instruments

Financial Instruments in Europe Financial Instruments (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: "Financial instruments" are (a) share certificates and equivalent securities as well as bonds and equivalent debt instruments, if these are negotiable […]

Fine

Definition of Fine (1) A sum of money ordered to be paid to the King by an offender, as a punishment for his offence(2) A money payment made by a feudal tenant to his lord, e.g., from a copyholder to the lord of the manor on being admitted to the copyhold estate. But the incidents of copyhold […]

Fishery Limits

Fishery Limits in Europe Definition of Fishery Limits In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Fishery Limits : The area of sea over which a state claims exclusive fishing rights, except as agreed in treaties with other states. British fishery limits extend to […]

Fixtures

Definition of Fixtures Anything annexed to the freehold (2 Sm. L. C. 204). Whatever is so annexed, as a general rule, becomes part of the realty, and the property in it immediately vests in the owner of the soil.Tenant’s fixtures are chattels annexed to land or houses, which are removeable by […]

Finding

Definition of Finding A conclusion upon an inquiry of fact Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Finding in the Dictionaries, Finding in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Finis Fin Em Litibus Imponit

Definition of Finis Fin Em Litibus Imponit A fine puts an end to legal proceedings Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Finis Fin Em Litibus Imponit in the Dictionaries, Finis Fin Em Litibus Imponit in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse […]

Firm

Definition of Firm Persons who have entered into partnership with one another. The name under which their business is carried on is called the firm name. (Partnership Act, 1890, s. 4.).An action may be brought by or against a firm in the name of the firm. (Order XLVIIlA, r. 1.) Browse You […]

Firma

Definition of Firma Victuals, rent, or a farm Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Firma in the Dictionaries, Firma in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find […]

First Fruits

Definition of First Fruits Annates (q.v.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription First Fruits in the Dictionaries, First Fruits in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, […]

First Impression

Definition of First Impression A case which presents to a Court of law for its decision a question of law for which there is no precedent Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription First Impression in the Dictionaries, First Impression in our legal […]

Fish Royal

Definition of Fish Royal Whale and sturgeon, which, when either thrown ashore or caught near the coast, are the property of the Sovereign Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fish Royal in the Dictionaries, Fish Royal in our legal dictionaries, […]

Fishery Or Pi Scary

Definition of Fishery Or Pi Scary (1) A Itoyal fishery is the exclusive right of the Crown of fishing in a public river(2) A public or common fishery is the right of the public to fish in the sea and in public navigable rivers as far as the tide flows(3) A several fishery is an exclusive right […]

Fitch V. Rawling

Definition of Fitch V. Rawling ((1795), 2 H. Bl. 393). Held, that local customs can only be claimed for inhabitants of the locality Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fitch V. Rawling in the Dictionaries, Fitch V. Rawling in our legal dictionaries, […]

Fidejussor

Definition of Fidejussor A surety ; one that binds himself for the promiser. A fidejussor might be added in every kind of obligation. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fidejussor in the Dictionaries, Fidejussor in our legal […]

Fiduciary

Definition of Fiduciary The relationship of one person to another, where the former is bound to exercise rights and powers in good faith for the benefit of the latter, e.g., as between trustee and beneficiary. See Fox v. Mackrcth Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Fieri Facias, Or Fi. FA.

Definition of Fieri Facias, Or Fi. FA. Cause to be made. A writ of execution directing the sheriff to whom it is addressed to levy from the goods and chattels of the debtor a sum equal to the amount of a judgment debt and interest. The sheriff makes a seizure and institutes a sale by auction […]

Fieri Feci

Definition of Fieri Feci The return by a sheriff to the writ of fieri facias that he has levied the sum named Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fieri Feci in the Dictionaries, Fieri Feci in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from […]

Fi Lac Era

Definition of Fi Lac Era Officers of the Court who filed original writs Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fi Lac Era in the Dictionaries, Fi Lac Era in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

Filiusfamilias, Filiafamilias

Definition of Filiusfamilias, Filiafamilias Son : daughter. Any persons under the patria potestas of another. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Filiusfamilias, Filiafamilias in the Dictionaries, Filiusfamilias, Filiafamilias in our […]

Fiat

Definition of Fiat Let it be done. The certificate of the Attorney-General giving leave to take some proceedings for which the consent of the Crown is necessary Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fiat in the Dictionaries, Fiat in our legal […]

Fiat Justitia

Definition of Fiat Justitia Let justice be done. The endorsement of the Home Secretary on a petition of right, without which it cannot be proceeded with. (Petition of Right Act, 1860, s. 2.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fiat Justitia in the […]

Fiction, Legal

Definition of Fiction, Legal Any assumption which conceals, or affects to conceal, the fact that a rule of law has undergone alteration, its letter remaining unchanged, its operation being modified (Maine). In English law fictions have played a considerable part. They may be said to be […]

Fideiocommisarius

Definition of Fideiocommisarius The cestui que trust, the person to whom, by way of trust, the heir is required to give up the whole inheritance, or a share of it. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fideiocommisarius in the Dictionaries, […]

Fideicommissum

Definition of Fideicommissum A trust imposed upon the legal heir for the execution of the last wishes of a deceased person. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Fideicommissum in the Dictionaries, Fideicommissum in our legal dictionaries, […]