Police Cooperation

Police Cooperation in Europe Description of Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes police and judicial co-operation in criminal matters in the following terms: [1] Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters is […]

Poland

Poland in Europe Outline of the Country´s Legal System According to the work "Guide to Foreign and International Citations", by the Journal of International Law and Politics (New York University School of Law): "The Polish Constitution, which became effective on October […]

Possessory Security Right

Possessory Security Right in Europe Possessory Security Right (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A "possessory security right" is a security right that requires possession of the encumbered corporeal asset by the secured creditor or another […]

Slovenia

Slovenia in Europe Description of Slovenia The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes slovenia in the following terms: [1] The most northerly of the former Yugoslav republics, Slovenia has been the object of repeated annexation, division and invasion since the collapse of the […]

British Rebate

British Rebate in Europe Description of British rebate The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes british rebate in the following terms: [1] Known also as the British abatement, the UK's annual rebate from the EC was achieved by Margaret Thatcher after a long struggle in […]

Policing

Policing in Europe Comparative Policing in Central and Eastern Europe – Preliminary Observations Gorazd Mesko, from the FCJS-University of Maribor, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category "Criminal Justice and Human […]

Political Asylum

Political Asylum in Europe Political Asylum in the Context of Asylum Law Resources See Also Political Asylum Refugees Asylum Asylum Law Refugee Crisis Refugee Action Refugee Definition Political Asylum Definition Right of Asylum USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) Insane […]

Possession-agent

Possession-agent in Europe Possession-agent (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A "possession-agent", in relation to goods, is a person (such as an employee) who exercises direct physical control over the goods on behalf of an owner-possessor […]

Eurobond

Eurobond in Europe Description of Eurobond The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes eurobond in the following terms: [1] So called not through any connection with the EU but because the market originated in Europe, a eurobond is an internationally owned debt instrument in […]

Possession

Possession in Europe Definition of Possession

Physical detention coupled with the intention to hold tho thing detained as one's own (Maine). " The continuing exercise of a claim to the exclusive use of a material object " (Salmond). Posession has two elements (1) the corpus, […]

Political Persecution

Political Persecution in Europe Causing a Danger of Political Persecution Through Use of Force, Threats or Deception in Germany Provisions relating to causing a danger of political persecution through use of force, threats or deception in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue […]

Power Of Attorney

Power Of Attorney in Europe Definition of Power Of Attorney

A formal instrument by which one person empowers another to represent him, or act in his stead for certain purposes; usually in the form of a deed poll, and attested by two witnesses. The donor of the power is called the […]

Political Asylum Definition

Political Asylum Definition in Europe Political Asylum Definition in the Context of Asylum Law Resources See Also Political Asylum Refugees Asylum Asylum Law Refugee Crisis Refugee Action Refugee Definition Political Asylum Definition Right of Asylum USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]

Portugal

Portugal in Europe Description of Portugal The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes portugal in the following terms: [1] A founder member of NATO and EFTA, Portugal applied to join the EC in 1977, the same year as Spain, and the two countries were admitted together in 1986. […]

Poisoning

Poisoning in Europe Causing a Common Danger by Poisoning in Germany Provisions relating to causing a common danger by poisoning in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-eight, under the heading "Offences Causing a Common Danger," located […]

Politico-Military Group

Politico-Military Group in Europe Politico-Military Group (PMG) The Politico-Military group (PMG) is responsible for handling the politico-military aspects of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) and preparing matters that are referred to the Political and Security Committee (PSC). […]

Poor Law

Poor Law in Europe Definition of Poor Law The law which relates to the public or compulsory relief of the indigent poor. Poor Law History in England Note: for a complete overview of the poor law subject under English law, see here. By the Poor Relief Act, 1601, overseers of the poor were […]

Political Science

Political Science in Europe Political Science: The Importance of Political Science: Introduction to Political Science Political science is important because politics is important. During the 20th century, tens of millions of people were murdered by regimes devoted to particular political […]

Pornography

Pornography in Europe Introduction to Pornography Pornography, films, magazines, writings, photographs, or other materials that are sexually explicit and intended to arouse sexual excitement in their audience. Deriving from the Greek words porn_ (prostitute) and graphein (to write), the word […]

Potior Est Conditio Possidentis

Definition of Potior Est Conditio Possidentis The condition of a possessor is the better Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Potior Est Conditio Possidentis in the Dictionaries, Potior Est Conditio Possidentis in our legal dictionaries, Related […]

Pound

Definition of Pound A place where goods which have been seized as distress are placed by the distrainor, and in which the goods are in the custody of the law. A pound is either overt (open overhead) or covert (closed in) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: […]

Poundage

Definition of Poundage A fee of so much in the pound. Formerly a customs duty on the value of imports other than wine. See Tonnage Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Poundage in the Dictionaries, Poundage in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

Pound-breach

Definition of Pound-breach The taking of goods out of a pound before the distrainor’s claim has been satisfied Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Pound-breach in the Dictionaries, Pound-breach in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Power

Definition of Power -The ability conferred on a person by law to determine, by his own will directed to that end, the legal relations of himself or others (Salmond). A power is the converse of disability. It differs from a right in that there are no accompanying duties. Powers are public, i. […]

Possidere Pro Herede

Definition of Possidere Pro Herede To possess in the belief that one is heir. (Roman law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Possidere Pro Herede in the Dictionaries, Possidere Pro Herede in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics […]

Possidere Pro Possessore

Definition of Possidere Pro Possessore To possess the part or, the whole of an inheritance without any right, and with the knowledge that one is not the owner. (Roman Law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Possidere Pro Possessore in the […]

Post Litem Mo Tarn

Definition of Post Litem Mo Tarn After litigation has been in contemplation. See Lis Mot a Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Post Litem Mo Tarn in the Dictionaries, Post Litem Mo Tarn in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from […]

Postea

Definition of Postea A formal statement, indorsed on the nisi prius record, which gave an account of the proceedings at the trial of the action Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Postea in the Dictionaries, Postea in our legal dictionaries, Related […]

Postliminium

Definition of Postliminium Beyond the threshold ; the doctrine of the Roman Law that persons captured by the enemy were, on their return, deemed to revert to their original status, on the fiction that no capture had occurred. The doctrine has been adopted by international law as the rule by […]

Postmaster-GeneraI

Definition of Postmaster-GeneraI The Minister at the head of the Post Office. He can s(t in the House of Commons. See the Representation of the People Act, 1867, s. 52 Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Postmaster-GeneraI in the Dictionaries, […]

Post-mortem Examination

Definition of Post-mortem Examination A medical examination of a corpse in order to discover the cause of death. It may be ordered by a coroner under section 21 of the Coroners Act, 1887. It may be made without an inquest. (Coroners (Amendment) Act, 1926, s. 21.) Browse You might be interested […]

Post-obit

Definition of Post-obit A money bond conditioned for payment at or after the death of some person other than the giver of the bond Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Post-obit in the Dictionaries, Post-obit in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, […]

Post Urn Us

Definition of Post Urn Us (1) A child of a testator, born after his death, who, if born in his lifetime, would have been under his potestas, and entitled to succeed him if he died intestate; (2) a child of a testator conceived before the date of the will, but born his suus heres after the date […]

Po Stum Us Alienus

Definition of Po Stum Us Alienus A posthumous stranger ; a posthumous child that would not have been under the testator’s power if born in his lifetime. (Roman Law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Po Stum Us Alienus in the Dictionaries, Po Stum […]

Potior Est Conditio Defendentis

Definition of Potior Est Conditio Defendentis The condition of a defendant is the bettor Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Potior Est Conditio Defendentis in the Dictionaries, Potior Est Conditio Defendentis in our legal dictionaries, Related […]