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.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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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. May she do the same with my driver's license?
(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.
It is clearly preferable to inhabit Cell 1, because only in Cell 1 does complete and secure ownership vest in the taker, (14) Problematically, the law of abandonment--the governing law of Cell 1--relies not on the signals transmitted to the abandonee but on the intent of the abandoner.
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.
An actor who believes he inhabits Cell 1 (an abandonee) but who really inhabits Cell 3 (a finder) might exercise rights he does not have.
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.
Follows an essay on La Femme abandonee, a novel now available in a popular anthology for American universities; in this regard I note that it would be a good essay to assign students for an example of how to describe the historicity of a novelistic text.
'Not to take any help from others is best for saving dignity': this quote by Komola expresses her strongly perceived notion of the participants who were widows and abandonees. However it was extra-stressful to face the patriarchal power outside of her family.