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SURVIVORSHIP [2 records]

Record 1 2013-06-10

English

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

The fact of being a survivor, of outliving another person or persons. (Ballentine's, 3rd ed., 1969 p. 1247)

French

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

survie : 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 2013-05-21

English

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

The most important incident of a joint tenancy is the right of survivorship, called, since ancient times, the "jus accrescendi", the right of surviving joint tenants to have their undivided interests progressively increased by the deaths of other joint tenants, although the survivors continue as joint tenants, the last survivor taking the entirety. (Anger & Honsberger, 2nd ed., 1985, p. 793).

Key term(s)
  • right by survivorship

French

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

droit de survie : 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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