acts of possession
See adverse possession.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • acts of possession — To constitute adverse possession, acts of possession must be: (1) hostile or adverse, (2) actual, (3) visible, notorious, and exclusive, (4) continuous, and (5) under claim of ownership. Bilyeu v. Plant, 75 Ill.App.2d 109, 220 N.E.2d 513. See… …   Black's law dictionary

  • acts of possession — To constitute adverse possession, acts of possession must be: (1) hostile or adverse, (2) actual, (3) visible, notorious, and exclusive, (4) continuous, and (5) under claim of ownership. Bilyeu v. Plant, 75 Ill.App.2d 109, 220 N.E.2d 513. See… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Acts of the Apostles — • The fifth book of the New Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Acts of the Apostles     Acts of the Apostles     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Writ of possession — Possession Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament, 1920-1939 — This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1920 1939. For acts passed prior to 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament and List of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament, 1820-1839 — This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1820 1839. For acts passed prior to 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament and List of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 1801–1819 — UK Legislation Acts of Parliament by states preceding the United Kingdom Of the Kingdom of England Before 1485 1485–1601 · 1603–1641 Interregnum (1642–1660) 1660–1699 · 1700–1706 …   Wikipedia

  • List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament, 1801-1819 — This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1801 1819. For acts passed prior to 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament and List of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish Parliament.… …   Wikipedia

  • Possession — Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • possession are the following: —    • making a PACT with the Devil or demons    • participating in occult or spiritualist rites, including playing with divination devices such as a OUIJA™ or doing automatic writing    • offering or dedicating a child to SATAN    • being the… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

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