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SUBMISSION Definition & Legal Meaning

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A yielding to authority. A citizen is bound to submit to the laws; a child to his parents. In practice. A submission Is a covenant by which persons who have a lawsuit or dif- ference with one another name arbitrators to decide the matter, and bind themselves reciprocally to perform what shall be arbitrated. Civ. Code La. art. 3000; Garr v. Gomez, 9 Wend. (X. Y.) 001; District of Columbia v. Bailey, 171 U. S. 101, 18 Sup. Ct. 808, 43 L. Ed. 118; Chorpenning v. U. S., 11 Ct. CI. 02S; Shod v. Railroad Co., 07 Mo. 0S7. In maritime law. Submission on the part of the vanquished, and complete possession on the part of the victor, transfer property as between belligerents. The Alexander, 1 Gall. 032, Fed. Cas. No. 104.


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