abandonee


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abandonee

a person to whom something is formally relinquished, e.g. an insurer having the right to salvage a wreck.
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So when Stanley comes across it later in the day (or at any future time) and takes it, he is an abandonee, inhabiting Cell 1.
If the taker misjudges his rights, and liability is assigned ex post, that liability will lie even if the would-be abandonee acted without fault.
Consequently, one cannot choose, ex ante, to become an abandonee.
44) Applied to abandonment, an information asymmetry exists between the abandoner and the abandonee as to the quality of the thing abandoned.
Finally, since even positive-value objects are frequently abandoned, perfect market valuation would be of only limited use in determining ex ante whether an actor is a finder or an abandonee.
68) However, the law of finders assumes that a finder knows he is a finder, and not an abandonee.
Enfance abandonee et societe en Europe, XIV-XXe siecle: Actes du colloque international, Rome 30 et 31 janvier 1987.
Now, with the five dollars, Betty was permitted to behave like an abandonee.
Recall that Cell 1 houses the legal abandonee while Cell 3 houses the finder, who has rights against all but the true owner.
Correspondingly, an owner who has not adequately nested his chattel ought to have no action against an abandonee who correctly reads the signals (whether inherent, amplified by a nest, or made explicit through notice) and concludes the property is up for grabs.
Therefore, an abandonee may remove a single irreversibly strong-signaling chattel from the trash/f the strong signal is a function of the chattel's uniqueness.
Nor does the nesting theory dictate the substantive rights and duties of the finder, the abandonee, the wrongful repossessor, or the converter.