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JACTUS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A throwing goods overboard to lighten or save tlie vessel, in which case the goods so sacrificed are a proper subject for general average. Dig. 14, 2, “de lege Illiodia de Jactu.” And see Barnard v. Adams, 10 IIow. 303, 13 L. Ed. 417.


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