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ACTIO COMMODATI DIRECTA
In the civil law, is the name of an action, by a lender against a borrower, the principal object of which is to obtain restitution of the thing... more

ACTIO CONDICTIO INDEBITI
The name of an action in the civil law, by which the plaintiff recovers the amount of a sum of money or other thing be paid by mistake.... more

ACTIO EXCONDUCTIO
civil law. The name of an action which the bailor of a thing for hiremay bring against the bailee, in order to compel him to redeliver the thing hired.... more

ACTIO DEPOSITI CONTRARIA
The name, of an action in the civil law which the depositary has against the depositor to compel him to fulfil his engagement towards him. Poth. Du Depot,... more

ACTIO DEPOSITI DIRECTA
the civil law, this is the name of an action which is brought by the depositor against the depositary, in order to get back the, thing deposited. Poth.... more

ACTIO JUDICATI
civil law. Was an action instituted, after four months had elapsed after the rendition of judgment, in which the judge issued his warrant to seize, first, the movables, which... more

ACTIO NON
pleading. After stating the appearance and defence, special pleas begin with this allegation, "that the said plaintiff ought not to have or maintain his aforesaid action thereof against him,"... more

ACTIO NON ACCREVIT INFRA SEX ANNOS
The name of a plea to the statute of limitations when the defendant insists that the plaintiff"s action has not accrued within six years. It differs from non assumpsit... more

ACTIO PERSONALIS MIORITUR CUM PERSONA
That a personal action dies with the person, is an ancient and uncontested maxim. But the term personal action, requires explanation. In a large sense all actions except... more

ACTIO PRO SOCIO
In the civil law, is the name of an action by which either partner could compel his co-partners to perform their social contract. Poth. Contr. de Societe, n. 134.... more

ACTION
Conduct, behaviour, something done. Nomen actionis latissime patere vulgo notum est ac comprehenders omnem omnino viventis operationem quae passioni opponitur. Vinnius, Com. lib. 4, tit. 6. De actionibus. ... more

ACTION
French com. law. Stock in a coompany, shares in a corporation. ... more

ACTION
in practice. Actio nihil aliud est, quam jus persequendi in judicio quod sibi debetur. Just. Inst. Lib. 4, tit. 6, Vinnius, Com. Actions are divided into criminal and civil. Bac.... more

ACTION AD EXHIBENDUM
civil law. This was an action instituted for the purpose of compelling the defendant to exhibit a thing or title, in his power. It was preparatory to another action,... more

ACTION OF ADHERENCE
Scotch law. An action competent to a hushand or Wife to compel either party to adhere in case of desertion. ... more

ACTION OF BOOK DEBT
The name of an action in Connecticutand Vermont, resorted to for the purpose of recovering payment for articles usually charged on book. 1 Day, 105, 4 Day, 105,... more

ACTION. REDHIBITORY
civil law. An action instituted to avoid a sale on account of some Vice or defect in the thing sold which readers it either absolutely useless, or its use... more

ACTION OF A WRIT
This phrase is used when one pleads some matter by which he shows that the plaintiff had no cause to have the writ which he brought, and yet... more

ACTIONS ORDINARY
Scotch law. By this term is understood all actions not recissory. Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. 4, 1, 5. ... more

ACTIONS RESCISSORY
Scotch law. Are divided into, 1, Actions of proper improbation, 2, Actions of reduction-improbation, 3, Actions of simple reduction. Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. 4 1, 5, ... more

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