quod nullius est fit domini regis

quod nullius est fit domini regis

‘anything that has no ownership falls to the Crown’.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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547: "Once it is clear that ownership has been abandoned, at common law the question of title is simple because the Crown acquires ownership under the general principle that ownerless property goes to the Crown (quod nullius est fit domini regis)."
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