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CONCESSIO Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. A grant. One of the old common assurances, or forms of conveyance. Concessio per regem fieri debet de cer- titudine. 9 Coke, 46. A grant by the king ought to be made from certainty. Concessio versus concedentem latam interpretationcm habere debet. A grant ought to have a broad interpretation (to be liberally interpreted) against the grantor. Jenk. Cent. 279.


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