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SITUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. Site; position; location; the place where a thing is, considered, for example, with reference to jurisdiction over it or the right or power to tax it See Boyd v. Selma, 90 Ala. 144, 11 South. 393, 16 L. R. A. 729; Bullock v. Guilford, 59 Vt 516. 9 Atl. 360; Feuton v. Edwards, 126 Cal. 43, 58 Pac. 320, 46 L. R. A. 832, 77 Am. St Bep. 141. Sive tota res evincatur, sive pars, habet regressnm emptor in venditorem. The purchaser who has been evicted in whole or in part has an action against the vendor. Dig. 21, 2, 1; Broom, Max. 768.


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