Legislative Dictionary - A

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Legislative Dictionary

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A deemed LegacyIf anything which has been specifically bequeathed does not belong to the testator at the time of his...1879
Abandoned PropertyAbandoned Property: “Abandoned Property” means any property owned by any person who is not present...1965
Abandoning EmploymentA person abandons his employment within the meaning of this section who, notwithstanding that it is an...1630
AbductionWhoever by force compels, or by any deceitful means induces, any person to go from any place, is said...1652
AbetmentA person abets the doing of a thing, who— First.—Instigates any person to do that thing; or, Secondly.—Engages...1640
AbettorA person abets an offence, who abets either the commission of an offence, or the commission of an act...1693
Acceptance of ProposalPerformance of the conditions of a proposal, or the acceptance of any consideration for a reciprocal...1623
AcceptorAfter the drawee of a bill has signed his assent upon the bill, or, if there are more parts thereof than...1582
Acceptor for HonourWhen a bill of exchange has been noted or protested for non-acceptance or for better security, and any...1795
Accessory RightsRights to do acts necessary to secure the full enjoyment of an easement are called accessory rights....1744