chattel


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Chattel

An item of Personal Property that is movable; it may be animate or inanimate.

Chattels are synonymous with goods or personalty.

chattel

n. an item of personal property which is movable, as distinguished from real property (land and improvements).

chattel

noun asset, belonging, commodity, effect, equipment, fortune, holding, movable article of property, movables, personal effect, personalty, possession, resource, trapping, valuable
Associated concepts: action to recover a chattel, chattel innerest, chattel mortgage, chattel trust, chattels real, conneyance of a chattel, household chattels, lien upon a chattel, personal chattels, personal property
Foreign phrases: Catalla juste possessa amitti non possunt.Chattels justly possessed cannot be lost. Catalla repptantur inter minima in lege. Chattels are considered in law of lesser importance.
See also: holding, merchandise, possession, property

chattel

in English law, any property other than freehold land. Interests in land that are not freehold maybe called chattels real. Moveable corporeal articles of property are chattels personal. See GOODS.
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As in the "ownership" cases discussed below, the Fourth Amendment cases invariably involve situations in which the original owner seeks to retain ownership of the chattel.
Additionally, even if a complaint asserts only a trespass to chattel claim, the underlying facts might develop to constitute invasion of privacy, and such facts may require the insurance company to provide coverage, notwithstanding a denial of the duty to defend.
The advantage of this is that a subsequent disposal by both spouses will benefit from two chattel exemptions, two annual exemptions and any unused part of their basic rate bands.
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A person may be liable for trespass to chattels whenever he or she intentionally takes possession of another's chattel or causes a physical contact with or otherwise uses it.
Yet, he or she could find myriad ways under even the most inhumane practice of chattel slavery to keep the essence of the faith--an essence far removed from strict adherence to rituals, diet, and sacred pilgrimages--an essence that included being "born again," spreading the Word, loving God with one's entire being, loving one's neighbor as oneself, having religious services where any two or three gathered (whether in the segregated gallery of a white controlled congregation, behind the closed doors of slave cabins, or in the forests and ditches of the farm).
Today, he estimates, there are about 100,000 chattel slaves in Sudan--while many other Sudanese are in "concentration camps [ldots] and in militant Qur'anic schools, where boys train to become mujahidun (warriors of jihad).
Chattels, on the other hand, are the property of the tenant and can be relocated by the tenant.
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