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Locus regit actum






Locus regit actum

The place governs the act: the law of the locality regulates the thing to be done.

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Place
Pleading, evidence. A particular portion of space; locality.

Act
1) Civil law, contracts. A writing which states in a legal form that a thing has been said, done, or agreed. 2) Evidence. The act of one of several conspirators, performed inpursuance of the common design, is evidence against all of them.

Locality
Scotch law. This name is given to a life rent created in marriage contracts in favor of the wife, instead of leaving her to her legal life rent of terce.



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Locum tenens
He who holds the place of another, a deputy; as A B, locum tenens of C D, mayor of the city of Philadelphia.

Locus
The place where a thing is done.

Locus contractus
The place of the contract. In general, the law of the place where the contract is made, governs in everything which relates to the mode of construing it.

Locus criminis
The place of crime; where a crime was perpetrated.

Locus delicti
The place where the tort, offence, or injury bas been committed.

Locus in quo
The place in which. In pleadings it is the place where any- thing is alleged to have been done.

Locus poenitentiae
Contracts, criminal law. Literally this signifies a place of repentance; in law, it is the opportunity of withdrawing from a projected contract, before the parties are finally bound; or of abandoning the intention of committing a crime, before it has been completed.

Locus poenitentię
Place for repentance: an interval or opportunity in which to reconsider and withdraw, as, from a proposed contract, or from an unlawful action.

Locus rei sitae
The place where a thing is situated. In proceedings in rem, in real actions in the civil law, or: those which have for their object the recovery of a thing; and in real actions in the common law, or those for the recovery of land, the proper forum is the locus rei sitae.

Locus rei sitę
The place of the situation of a thing.

Locus sigilli
The place of the seal. In many of the states, instead of sealing deeds, writs, and other papers or documents requiring it, a scroll is made in which the letters L. S. are printed or written, which is an abbreviation of Locus Sigilli. This in some of the states has all the efficacy of a seal, but in others it has no such effect.

Locus standi
Place for standing: right to be heard.



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Locus criminis
The place of crime; where a crime was perpetrated.

Locus delicti
The place where the tort, offence, or injury bas been committed.

Locus in quo
The place in which. In pleadings it is the place where any- thing is alleged to have been done.

Locus poenitentiae
Contracts, criminal law. Literally this signifies a place of repentance; in law, it is the opportunity of withdrawing from a projected contract, before the parties are finally bound; or of abandoning the intention of committing a crime, before it has been completed.

Locus poenitentię
Place for repentance: an interval or opportunity in which to reconsider and withdraw, as, from a proposed contract, or from an unlawful action.

Locus regit actum

Locus rei sitae
The place where a thing is situated. In proceedings in rem, in real actions in the civil law, or: those which have for their object the recovery of a thing; and in real actions in the common law, or those for the recovery of land, the proper forum is the locus rei sitae.

Locus rei sitę
The place of the situation of a thing.

Locus sigilli
The place of the seal. In many of the states, instead of sealing deeds, writs, and other papers or documents requiring it, a scroll is made in which the letters L. S. are printed or written, which is an abbreviation of Locus Sigilli. This in some of the states has all the efficacy of a seal, but in others it has no such effect.

Locus standi
Place for standing: right to be heard.

Lodger
One who has a right to inhabit another man's house. He has not the same right as a tenant; and is not entitled to the same notice to quit.

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