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EMPTIO BONORUM Definition & Legal Meaning

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A species of forced assignment for the benefit of creditors; being apublic sale of an insolvent debtor’s estate whereby the purchaser succeeded to all hisproperty. rights, and claims, and became responsible for his debts and liabilities to theextent of a quota fixed before the transfer. See Mackeld. Rom. Law,


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