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Appendix: Glossary
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Volume VI: Property and Trust | Chapter 2 (1976): Structural Variations in Property Law

* This Glossary reproduces, in a slightly modified and shortened form, the one included in Megarry and Wade XCII-XCVI. I am greatly indebted to Sir R. E. Megarry and Professor Wade for their kindness in allowing me to make use of it for the purposes of this Encyclopedia.

Abstract of title – an epitome of documents and facts showing the recent history of the title to land.

Act of parties – any act done by one or more parties with the intention and effect of producing a legal result; it is …

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“Appendix: Glossary”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 31 May 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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