Donatio perficitur possessione accipientis


Donatio perficitur possessione accipientis
A gift is perfected by the possession of the donee. A maxim of the ancient English law. Hatch v Atkinson, 56 Me 324.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • donatio perficitur possessione accipientis — /downeysh(iy)ow parfisatar pazeshiyowniy aksipiyentas/ A gift is perfected [made complete] by the possession of the receiver. A gift is incomplete until possession is delivered …   Black's law dictionary

  • donatio perficitur possessione accipientis — /downeysh(iy)ow parfisatar pazeshiyowniy aksipiyentas/ A gift is perfected [made complete] by the possession of the receiver. A gift is incomplete until possession is delivered …   Black's law dictionary

  • possession — pos·ses·sion /pə ze shən/ n 1: the act, fact, or condition of having control of something: as a: actual possession in this entry b: constructive possession in …   Law dictionary


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