Limited Proprietary Rights

Limited Proprietary Rights in Europe Limited Proprietary Rights (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: Limited proprietary rights are such rights of the following character as are characterised or treated as proprietary rights by any provision of these […]

Limitation on Prosecution

Limitation on Prosecution in Europe Limitation on Prosecution in Germany Provisions relating to limitation on prosecution in the German Criminal Code are located in Chapter Five Limitation Periodin relation to First Title, Limitation on Prosecution

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Lithuania

Lithuania in Europe Description of Lithuania The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes lithuania in the following terms: [1] Long a buffer state between Germans and Asiatics, Lithuania was under Russian domination from the late 18th century, was annexed by the Soviet Union […]

Licence

Licence in Europe Definition of Licence

An authority to do something which would otherwise be inoperative, wrongful or illegal, e.g., a trespass. A licence passes no interest, and a mere licence is always revocable, but when a licence is coupled with an interest, or if granted for […]

Living Trusts

Living Trusts in Europe Related to Living Trusts Popular Entries in the Worldwide Legal Encyclopedia Wills Trusts and Probate (in the World) Information Wills Probate (in the World) Legal Questions Trusts (in the World) Legal Questions Wills (in the World)

Liquidity

Liquidity in Europe Liquidity (in Finance) In this field, Liquidity means the following: Liquidity measures how easy it is to realize an asset with minimum loss of value. High liquidity means that an asset is easy to sell without losing value. Normally, high liquidity is associated with a […]

Linkage

Linkage in Europe Description of Linkage The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes linkage in the following terms: [1] The practice, more crudely known as 'horse-trading', of linking agreement on one issue to agreement on an unconnected issue. Resources Notas y […]

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein in Europe For information on Liechtenstein legal materials, see the Mini Research Guide to the Law of Liechtenstein by Ted Metzler (www.llrx.com/features/liechtenstein.htm). Liechtenstein and the European Union Resources See Also Small countries

Limited-right-possessor

Limited-right-possessor in Europe Limited-right-possessor (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A "limited-right-possessor", in relation to goods, is a person who exercises physical control over the goods either (a) with the intention of doing […]

Liability for Abortion

Liability for Abortion in Europe Exception to Liability for Abortion in Germany Provisions relating to exception to liability for abortion in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Sixteen, under the heading "Offences Against Life," located in […]

Limitation on Enforcement

Limitation on Enforcement in Europe Limitation on Enforcement in Germany Provisions relating to limitation on enforcement in the German Criminal Code are located in Chapter Five Limitation Periodin relation to Second Title, Limitation on Enforcement

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Limitations Sanctions

Limitations Sanctions in Europe Limitations Sanctions in Sweden Limitations Sanctions 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 limitations sanctions and on most of the acts that constitute crimes […]

Living Wills

Living Wills in Europe Most Popular Entries related to Living Wills Types of Trusts (in Europe) Living Trusts (in Europe) Revocable Trusts (in Europe) Business Trusts (in Europe) Irrevocable Trust (in Europe) Probate (in Europe) Probate Definition (in Europe) Avoiding Probate (in […]

Liberalism

Liberalism in Europe Liberalism: Liberalism: in Transition Introduction to Liberalism By the middle of the 19th century, liberal thought concerning constitutionalism, wider suffrage, toleration of dissent, absence of arbitrariness, and policies designed to promote happiness had acquired […]

Liquidations

Liquidations in Europe Company Liquidation Issues Find out more information about this subject here: Company Liquidation: Preferences Company Liquidation: Extortionate credit transactions Company Liquidation: Misfeasance proceedings Company Liquidation: Restriction on re-use of company […]

Lis Alibi Pendens

Definition of Lis Alibi Pendens A suit pending elsewhere Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Lis Alibi Pendens in the Dictionaries, Lis Alibi Pendens in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

Lis Mota

Definition of Lis Mota Existing or anticipated litigation Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Lis Mota in the Dictionaries, Lis Mota in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Lis Pendens

Definition of Lis Pendens A pending suit, action, petition or matter, particularly one relating to land. By the Land Charges Act, 1925, s. 2, a pending action relating to land and a petition in bankruptcy may be registered in the register of pending actions Browse You might be interested in […]

Lister V. Perry Man

Definition of Lister V. Perry Man ((1870), L. R. 4 H. L. 531). In actions for false imprisonment and malicious prosecution, the question of reasonable cause is a question for the Judge to determine on facts found by the jury.The appellant was the owner of a rifle in charge of his coachman H. […]

Littleton, Thomas

Definition of Littleton, Thomas Serjeant-at-law 1453, Judge of the Common Pleas 1466, knighted 1475, and died August 23, 1481. He wrote the celebrated Treatise on Tenures, upon which Coke wrote a commentary Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

Livery

Definition of Livery Formerly when an infant heir of land held in capite ut de corona, he was obliged on attaining twenty-one to sue livery, that is, to obtain delivery of the possession of the land, for which he paid half-ayear’s profit of the land Browse You might be interested in these […]

Livery Of Seisin

Definition of Livery Of Seisin An overt ceremony, which was formerly necessary to convey an immediate estate of freehold in lands or tenements. It was the transfer of the feudal possession of the land.There are two kinds of livery of seisin, viz., a livery in deed and a livery in law. A livery […]

Liberum Tenementum

Definition of Liberum Tenementum A freehold or frank tenement Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Liberum Tenementum in the Dictionaries, Liberum Tenementum in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of […]

Licence, Marriage

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

Licet Dispositio De Interesse Futuro Sit Inutilis, Tamen Fieri Potest Declaratio Pracedens Qua Sortiatur Effectum, Interveniente Novo Actu.

Definition of Licet Dispositio De Interesse Futuro Sit Inutilis, Tamen Fieri Potest Declaratio Pracedens Qua Sortiatur Effectum, Interveniente Novo Actu. Although the grant of a future interest is inoperative, yet it may become a declaration precedent, which will take effect on the […]

Lickbarrow V. Mason

Definition of Lickbarrow V. Mason ((1788), 2 T. R. 63). Held, that the vendee of goods may by assignment of the bills of lading to a bona fide transferee defeat the vendor’s right to stop them in transitu in case of the vendee’s insolvency Browse You might be interested in these references […]

Lien

Definition of Lien The right to hold the property of another as security for the performance of an obligation.A possessory lien is the right of the creditor to retain possession of his debtor’s property until his debt has been satisfied. A particular lien exists only as a security for the […]

Life, Presumption Of

Definition of Life, Presumption Of Once the fact ‘of life on a given date has been established, the law will presume its continuance unless there be evidence, or a presumption of fact recognised by the law, to the contrary effect Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Limitation

Definition of Limitation To limit an estate is to mark out the extreme period during which it is to continue, and the clause by which this is done in a conveyance, will, etc., is called a limitation Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Limitation in […]

Limitation Of Liability

Definition of Limitation Of Liability A shipowner is not liable at all for loss of or damage to goods on the ship in certain cases, e.g., when caused by fire (Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, s. 502), and is not liable for loss of life or injury to persons or things caused by or on board the ship […]

Liability

Definition of Liability Subjection to an obligation ; or the obligation itself. A contingent liability is a future or unascertained obligation. As to liability (1) for dangerous premises, see Todd v. Flight Miller v. Hancock ; Indcrmaur v. Dames ; Lane v. Cox. (2) for dangerous things, see […]

Limited Owner's Charge

Definition of Limited Owner’s Charge A charge in favour of a tenant for life or statutory owner who has discharged death duties. (Land Charges Act, 1925, s. 10.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Limited Owner’s Charge in the Dictionaries, Limited […]

Libel

Definition of Libel Defamation (q.v.) by means of writing, print, or some permanent form. It is a tort actionable without proof of special damage. It is also a crime if it tends to promote a breach of the peace. It is a defence to an action for libel (1) that there was no publication and […]

Limpus V. London General Omnibus Co.

Definition of Limpus V. London General Omnibus Co. ((1862), 1 H. & C. 526). A master is liable for acts done by his servant in the course of his business and for his interest, even though they are tortious and forbidden by the master.The driver of the defendants 1 omnibus drove across in front […]

Libertas

Definition of Libertas Freedom ; the capacity to possess the rights and to fulfil the duties of a free person. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Libertas in the Dictionaries, Libertas in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse […]

Lincoln's Inn

Definition of Lincoln’s Inn One of the Inns of Court (q.v.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Lincoln’s Inn in the Dictionaries, Lincoln’s Inn in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse […]

Libertas Di Recta

Definition of Libertas Di Recta The setting free of his own slave by a master, as when he appointed his slave as a tutor. Either the testator accompanied the appointment with express enfranchisement or the law implied his intention to do so. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these […]

Linea Recta Semper Prafertur Transversali

Definition of Linea Recta Semper Prafertur Transversali The direct line is always preferred to the collateral Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Linea Recta Semper Prafertur Transversali in the Dictionaries, Linea Recta Semper Prafertur Transversali […]

Libertas Fideicommissaria

Definition of Libertas Fideicommissaria Where the testator appointed as a tutor another man’s slave, entrusting his heir to purchase and enfranchise the slave. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Libertas Fideicommissaria in the […]

Liquidated

Definition of Liquidated A fixed or ascertained sum Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Liquidated in the Dictionaries, Liquidated in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Libertinus

Definition of Libertinus A freedman ; a man that had been set free from lawful slavery by manumission. They fell originally into three classes : (1) Full Roman citizens ; (2) Latini Juniani ; (3) Dcdititii. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Liquidator

Definition of Liquidator A person appointed to carry out the winding-up oi a company. The duties of a liquidator are to get in and realise the property of the company, to pay its debts, and to distribute the surplus (if any) among the members. The chief difference between a liquidator in a […]