Dictionary of the Law of Scotland Volume 2

Dictionary of the Law of Scotland Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...by a written deed. In the former case it may be resiled from; in the latter it cannot. But it requires acceptance by the landlord to give it effect; and therefore it is usual to take a notarial instrument on the acceptance, in evidence of the fact; Ersk. B. ii. tit. 6, 44. See Lease. REPARATION; indemnification. The obligation to repair a damage is a necessary consequence of the rule alterum non ledere; and damage may arise from positive acts of trespass, or from blameable omission or neglect of duty; Ersk. B. iii. tit. 1, 12. See Damages. Delict. REPETITION; repayment of money erroneously paidSee Condictio indebiti. REPETUNDARUM CRIMEN; the crime of receiving a bribe to pervert judgment; Ersk. B. iv. tit. 4, 30. See Baratry. REPLEDGING; a power formerly competent to certain private jurisdictions to demand judicially, the person of an offender accused before another tribunal, on the ground that the alleged offence had been committed within the repledger's jurisdiction; Ersk. B. i. tit. 4, 8. Vol. II. C c REPRESENTATION. Whatever infers the substitution of one person in the room and place of another, so as toidentify the rights and obligations of the person substituted with those of the principal, falls under the general denomination of representation. But the term, in the law of Scotland, is usually applied to signify the obligation incurred by an heir to pay the debts and perform the obligations incumbent upon his predecessor. See Passive Titles. In the law of heritable succession, the term representation is applied not only to the above identification of the heir at law with his predecessor, but in a peculiar manner to the jus representationis, whereby a grandson by an elder son deceased, as representative of his...show more

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  • 9781236629968