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PUPILLARIS SUBSTITUTIO Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. In the civil law. Pupillar substitution; the substitution of an heir to a pupil or infant under puberty. The substitution by a father of an heir to his children under his power, disposing of his own estate and theirs, in case the child refused to accept the inheritance, or died before the age of puberty. Ilallifax, Civil Law, b. 2, c. 6, no. 04.

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