What is HALLAZCO?

In Spanish law. The finding and taking possession of something whichpreviously had no owner, and which thus becomes the property of the first occupant.Las Partidas, 3, 5, 28; 5, 48, 49; 5, 20, 50.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of HALLAZCO 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