Dominion directum

Lit. 'direct lordship or direct *domain'. The ownership of property without having use of it. This was the relationship of the king to land held by his barons: all land was the king's but others had tenure and use. [< Lat. dominus = lord + directum = direct, immediate]

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  • Dominum directum — Dominum utile redirects here because its definition is bound up in that of dominum directum. Definitions Dominum directum (Feudal): the right of the lord (i.e., the right to direct) in the disposition of an asset (typically land). Dominum utile… …   Wikipedia

  • Dominium directum et utile — is a Latin legal term referring to the complete and absolute dominion [in property] ; i.e. the union of the title and the exclusive use. See Fairfax s Devisee v Hunter s Lessee (US) 7 Cranch 603, 618, 3 L Ed 453, 458. Categories: Latin legal… …   Wikipedia

  • dominium directum et utile — The complete and absolute dominion in property; the union of the title and the exclusive use. See Fairfax s Devisee v Hunter s Lessee (US) 7 Cranch 603, 618, 3 L Ed 453, 458 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Domain — Land or property which could be inherited. Eminent domain = the monarch s sovereignty over all property within the realm. [< Lat. dominus = lord] Cf. Demesne; Dominion directum …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Nulle terre sans seigneur — Lit. there is no land without a lord . In England, after the Conquest, the king was the lord of all the land. Cf. Allodium; Dominion directum …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Dominium — Dominium, a legal term meaning Dominion; control; ownership, forms several related compounds in legal Latin: dominium directum Direct ownership, that is control of the property, but not necessarily with right to its utilization or alienation. For …   Wikipedia

  • dominium — /daminiyam/ In the civil and old English law, ownership; property in the largest sense, including both the right of property and the right of possession or use. The mere right of property, as distinguished from the possession or usufruct. The… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Danish Estonia — Duchy of Estonia Hertugdømmet Estland (da) Ducatus Estonie (la) Dominum directum …   Wikipedia

  • power — pow·er n 1: capability of acting or of producing an effect parties of unequal bargaining power 2 a: authority or capacity to act that is delegated by law or constitution often used in pl. commerce power often cap C&P: the power delegated to… …   Law dictionary

  • tenure — /tenyar/ Generally, tenure is a right, term, or mode of holding or occupying, and tenure of an office means the manner in which it is held, especially with regard to time. Winterberg v. University of Nevada System, 89 Nev. 358, 513 P.2d 1248,… …   Black's law dictionary

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