praepositura

praepositura

in Scots family law, the doctrine abolished in 1984 that stated that a wife living with her husband had his presumed authority to pledge his credit in relation to certain domestic expenditure.
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Furthermore, we find that his enemy Jacme lived nowhere near where the violence took place; all the witnesses agreed that he lived in the Praepositura, an area of the city far to the north.