Definition of RELATIVE RIGHTS


RELATIVE RIGHTS

Those to which a person is entitled in
consequence of his relation with others such as the rights of a hushand in
relation to his wife; of a father, as to his children; of a master, as to his
servant; of a guardian, as to his ward. 2. In general, the superior may
maintain an action for an injury committed against his relative rights. See 2
Bouv. Inst. n. 2277 to 2296; 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3491; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 3615 to
3618.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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