What is COMMISSION OF PARTITION?

In the former English equity practice, this was a commission or authority issued to certain persons, to effect a division of lands held by tenants in common desiring a partition; when the commissioners reported, the parties were ordered to execute mutual conveyances to confirm the division.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of COMMISSION OF PARTITION helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary