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MINERALS [2 records]

Record 1 2013-04-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Property Law (common law)
DEF

[T]hose parts of the earth which are capable of being got from underneath the surface for the purpose of profit. The term therefore includes coal, metal ores of all kinds, stone, slate, and coprolites, but not the common clay, sand, or gravel found in the upper soil. It includes all substances of commercial value which can be got from beneath the earth, either by mining or quarrying, except common clay or sandstone. (Jowitt, 2nd ed. 1977, pp. 1184-1185).

CONT

As minerals are part and parcel of the land the ambit of the word "minerals" assumes considerable importance. Unless there is something in the context or in the nature of the transaction itself which would induce a court to give it a more limited meaning, the word "minerals" includes oil and gas. (Di Castri, Law of Vendor and Purchaser, 3rd ed., 1988, p. 12-40).

OBS

minerals: term usually used in the plural in this context.

French

Domaine(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Droit des biens et de la propriété (common law)
OBS

minéraux : terme habituellement utilisé au pluriel dans ce contexte.

OBS

minéraux : terme normalisé par le Comité de normalisation dans le cadre du Programme national de l'administration de la justice dans les deux langues officielles (PAJLO).

Spanish

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Record 2 2011-08-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Dietetics
DEF

Micronutrients essential to man supplied mainly by whole cereals.

OBS

Depending on the body requirements, minerals break up into trace elements and macroelements.

Key term(s)
  • mineral

French

Domaine(s)
  • Diététique
DEF

Type de micro-nutriment indispensable à l'Homme, fourni principalement par les céréales complètes.

OBS

Les minéraux se classent suivant l'importance des besoins en oligo-éléments et en macro-éléments.

Key term(s)
  • minéral

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Dietética
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