Donation \(in Civil Law\)

Donation \(in Civil Law\)
The gratuitous transfer, or gift, of ownership of property

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  • Donation (in canon law) — A Donation, when referred to in canon law in the Roman Catholic Church, is defined as the gratuitous transfer to another of some right or thing. When it consists in placing in the hands of the donee some movable object it is known as a gift of… …   Wikipedia

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  • civil law — civil law, adj. 1. the body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary private matters, as distinct from laws regulating criminal, political, or military matters. 2. Rom. Hist. the body of law proper to the city or state of Rome, as… …   Universalium

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