datio in adoptionem

(Roman law.) Given in adoption. Adoption is either arrogatio, when a man in his own right (homo sui juris) is adopted or datio in adoptionem, when a filius familias of him who has such person in his power is given to another for adoption. See Mackeldey's Roman Law § 592.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • homo sui juris — See datio in adoptionem …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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