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INVECTA ET ILLATA Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. In the civil law. Things carried in and brought in. Articles brought into a hired tenement by the hirer or tenant, and which became or were pledged to the lessor as security for the rent. Dig. 2, 14, 4, pr. The phrase is adopted In Scotch law. See Bell. Inveniens libellum famosum et non corrumpens punitur. He who finds a libel and does not destroy it is punished. Moore, S13.


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