Relative powers

RELATIVE POWERS. Those which relate to land, so called to distinguish them from those which are collateral to it.
     2. These powers are appendant, as where a tenant for life has a power of making leases in possession. They are in gross when a person has an estate in the land, with a power of appointment, the execution of which falls out of the compass of his estate, but, notwithstanding, is annexed in privity to it, and takes effect in the appointee out of an interest appointed in the appointer. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1930.

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v Sawyer - the seminal Supreme Court decision on the relative powers of the executive and legislative branches of government.
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Third, the constitutional process addresses all the important issues that people care about, including religious-secular balances, the role of the military, the rights of citizens, the protection of minorities, the relative powers of the presidency and parliament, the rights and roles of men and women, and other such critical issues.
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They depend for their existence on the relative powers of those exercising and those allowing or protecting their exercise.
view as part of a panel on the relative powers available to local governments in various countries to affect change.
We're always trying to talk to the relative powers to make them aware of it.
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