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A declaration made according to law, before a competent
tribunal or officer, to tell the truth; or it is the act of one who, when
The performance of a command.
2. Officers who obey the command of their superiors, having jurisdiction
of the subject-matter, are not responsible for... more
That particular solemnity or office for the dead, which
the Roman Ca- tholic church appoints to be read or performed over the body of a
eccl. law. In a general sense the property which
accrues to the church by any right or title whatever; but, in a more limited
sense, it is... more
29. The obligation is personal in another sense, as when the obligor
binds himself to do a thing, and he provides his heirs... more
OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS
By this expression, which is used in
the consti- tution of the United States, is meant a legal and not merely a
moral duty. 4 Wheat.... more
OBLIGEE or CREDITOR
contracts. The person in favor of whom some
obliga- tion is contracted, whether such obligation be to pay money, or to do,
or not to do something.... more
OBLIGOR or DEBTOR
The person who has engaged to perform some
obligation. Louis. Code, art. 3522, No. 12. The word obligor, in its more
technical signification, is applied to... more
civil law. Surprise. Dig. 3,5,8,1. Vide Surprise.
crim. law. Such indecency as is calculated to promote
the violation of the law, and the general corruption of morals.
2. The exhibition of... more
civil law. To perform that which has been prescribed
by some law or usage. Dig., 1, 3, 32.
This term is applied to those laws which have lost
their efficacy, without being repealed,
2. A positive statute, unrepealed, can never be... more
crim. law. The act by which one or more
persons at- tempt to prevent, or do prevent, the execution of lawful
2. The... more
3. - 1. The taking must be such as the nature of the time requires; if,
for example, two persons were walking on... more
OCCUPANT or OCCUPIER
One who has the actual use or possession
of a thing.
2. He derives his title of occupancy either by taking possession of... more
Use or tenure; as, the house is in the occupation of
A B. A trade, business or mystery; as the occupation of a printer. Occupancy.
The name of a writ, which lies to recover the
possession of lands, when they have been taken from the possession of the owner
by occupation.... more
One who is in the enjoyment of a thing.
2. He may be the occupier by virtue of a lawful contract, either... more
A government where the authority is in the hands of
the multi- tude; the abuse of a democracy. Vaumene, Dict. du Language
The same as allodial.