Pensions

Pensions in Europe Description of Pensions The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes pensions in the following terms: [1] Most state pensions in Europe are on a pay-as-you-go basis, whereby current payments are met from contributions, tax and other current income (see more […]

Perjury

Perjury in Europe Definition of Perjury

False swearing. The making on oath by a witness or interpreter in a judicial proceeding of a statement material in that proceeding, which he knows to be false or which he does not believe to be true.
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Performance

Performance in Europe Definition of Performance

The doing of that which is required by a contract or condition. The equitable doctrine of part performance is that where a contract is not enforceable for want of some formality (e.g., writing under the Statute of Frauds), if it has been […]

Peoples Europe

Peoples Europe in Europe Description of Peoples Europe The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes peoples europe in the following terms: [1] The term People's Europe was coined in 1984 by the European Council, which set up a committee presided over by an Italian, Pietro […]

Pensions Law Practice

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Personal Liberty

Personal Liberty in Europe Personal Liberty in Sweden Under Chapter 2, with the heading "Fundamental rights and freedoms," of the Instrument of Government (part of the Swedish Constitution), Article 8 provides the following: Every citizen shall be protected in his relations with the […]

Pensions Law Reports

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Permanent Representatives

Permanent Representatives in Europe Description of Permanent representatives The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes permanent representatives in the following terms: [1] The purpose of the EU legations of the member states in Brussels, which are known as permanent or […]

Pensions Law

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Perception of Crime

Perception of Crime in Europe Perception of Crime in the German Population – Findings From Surveys in the Years 2004 to 2010 Dirk Baier, from the Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the […]

Pensions Lawyers

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Person

Person in Europe Definition of Person

The object of rights and duties, that is, rapable of having rights and of being liable to duties. Persons are of two kinds, natural and artificial. A natural person is a human being, an artificial person is a collection or succession of natural […]

Petty Sergeanty

Definition of Petty Sergeanty A form of tenure, which consisted in the rendering of some minor personal service to the lord, such as yielding him yearly a sword or pair of gilt spurs. The Act 12 Car. 2, c. 24, did not affect its incidents, which are expressly preserved by the Law of Property […]

Petty Sessional Court Or Petty Sessions

Definition of Petty Sessional Court Or Petty Sessions A Court of summary jurisdiction consisting of two or more justices when sitting in a petty sessional court-house, and including the Lord Mayor or any alderman of the City of London, or any salaried magistrate when sitting in any place where […]

Persona Designata

Definition of Persona Designata A person pointed out or described as an individual, as opposed to a person ascertained as a member of a class, or as filling a particular character Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Persona Designata in the […]

Persona Extranea

Definition of Persona Extranea A person outside one’s family. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Persona Extranea in the Dictionaries, Persona Extranea in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Persona Incerta

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

Persona Publioa

Definition of Persona Publioa A public officer ; a notary. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Persona Publioa in the Dictionaries, Persona Publioa in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia […]

Personal Action

Definition of Personal Action An action in personam, as opposed to an action in rem Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Personal Action in the Dictionaries, Personal Action in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Personal Property

Definition of Personal Property Moveable property ; goods and chattels. Moveable property, if lost or taken, could not as of right be recovered from the wrongful possessor ; the latter had the option of paying its value as damages in lieu. The action against the wrongdoer was called a personal […]

Personal Representative

Definition of Personal Representative An executor or administrator whether acting with regard to personal property or, under the Land Transfer Act, 1897, with, regard to real property. By section 55, sub-section 1 (xi) Administration of Estates Act, 1925, personal representative means the […]

Personalty

Definition of Personalty Personal property passing on death of the owner. Pure personalty is personal property unconnected with land. Mixed personalty is personal property consisting of interests in land, such as leaseholds Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Personation

Definition of Personation The act of representing oneself to be someone else, whether living or dead, real or fictitious. It is a felony by various statutes Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Personation in the Dictionaries, Personation in our legal […]

Peter V. Compton

Definition of Peter V. Compton ((1694), Skinner, 353). This was an action upon an agreement of the defendant, in consideration of one guinea paid to him, to give the plaintiff fifty on the day of his marriage. The marriage did not happen within a year, and the question was whether or no the […]

Petition

Definition of Petition A written statement addressed to the Crown, a Court or public officer, setting forth facts on which the petitioner bases a prayer for remedy or relief. Proceedings in the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division, in Bankruptcy, in the House of Lords and Privy Council are […]

Petition Of Right

Definition of Petition Of Right (1) The mode by which a subject can claim relief from the Crown for certain kinds of injury arising from the acts of the Crown or its servants, e.g., an illegal seizure of goods, or a claim for breach of contract. The petition may be presented in any of the […]

Petty Bag Office

Definition of Petty Bag Office The principal office on the common law side of the Court of Chancery, under the management of the Clerk of the Petty Bag (q.v.). Out of it issued all original writs Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Petty Bag Office in […]

Perpetuity

Definition of Perpetuity A disposition of property by which its absolute vesting is postponed for ever. Perpetuities are contrary to the policy of the law, because they tie up property and prevent its free alienation. The rule against perpetuities forbids any disposition by which the absolute […]

Petin V. Lord Baltimore

Definition of Petin V. Lord Baltimore ((1750), 1 Ves. 444). Equity acts in personam. The plaintiff and defendant, being in England, had entered into articles for settling the boundaries of two provinces in America Pennsylvania and Maryland and the plaintiff sought a specific performance of the […]

Persona

Definition of Persona (1) A human being. (2) A being or entity capable of enjoying legal rights, or subject to legal duties; e.g., a person or corporation. (3) A man’s political and social rights collectively ; his legal capacity. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references […]

Pensions Ministry Of

Definition of Pensions Ministry Of Established pursuant to th3 Ministry of Pensions Act, 1916, which authorised the appointment of a Minister of Pensions. It transferred to him the powers and duties of the military and naval authorities with regard to pensions and grants payable by them. He […]

Per, Actions In The

Definition of Per, Actions In The See Entry, Writs of. Per auter vie. See Tenant pur autre vie Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Per, Actions In The in the Dictionaries, Per, Actions In The in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Per Capita

Definition of Per Capita By the head. Individually. Distribution of the property of an intestate is per capita if it is divided amongst all entitled to it in equal shares. See Per stirpes. Per incuriam. Through want of care. Per infortunium. By mischance. See Homicide. Per my et per tout. By […]

Per Quod

Definition of Per Quod Whereby. Per se. By itself ; taken al’one Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Per Quod in the Dictionaries, Per Quod in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the […]

Per Stirpes

Definition of Per Stirpes By stock or branches. Distribution of the property of an intestate is per stirpes if it is divided amongst those entitled to it according to the number of stocks of descent ; that is, if it is divided equally amongst the surviving children of an intestate […]

Perambulation

Definition of Perambulation The act of walking over the boundaries of a district or piece of land, either for the purpose of determining them or of preserving evidence of them Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Perambulation in the Dictionaries, […]

Perdurable

Definition of Perdurable Lasting long or for ever Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Perdurable in the Dictionaries, Perdurable in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal […]

Peremptory

Definition of Peremptory An order or writ which admits of no excuse for noncompliance Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Peremptory in the Dictionaries, Peremptory in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European […]

Perpetua Lex Est, Null Am Legem Humanam Ac Posit Ivam Perpetuam Esse, Et Clausula Quae Abrogation Em Exoludit, Ab Initio Nan Valet

Definition of Perpetua Lex Est, Null Am Legem Humanam Ac Posit Ivam Perpetuam Esse, Et Clausula Quae Abrogation Em Exoludit, Ab Initio Nan Valet It is an everlasting law, that no positive and human law shall be perpetual, and a clause which excludes abrogation is invalid from its commencement […]

Perpetuation Of Testimony

Definition of Perpetuation Of Testimony A proceeding originally by Bill in Chancery to place on record evidence material for establishing a future claim to property or title. See now Order XXXVII, rr. 35 38 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription […]

Penalty

Definition of Penalty (1) A punishment, particularly a fine or money payment. (2) The nominal sum payable (a) by an obligor on breach of the condition in a bond ; (6) on breach of a term in a contract. In each case, only the, sum representing the actual loss can be recovered. See Peachy v. […]