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TRANSIRE, n Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. A warrant or permit for the custom-house to let goods pass. Transit in rem jndicatam. It passes into a matter adjudged; it becomes converted into a res judicata or judgment. A contract upon which a judgment is obtained is said to pass in rem judkatam.. United States v. Cushman, 2 Sumn. 430, Fed. Cas. No. 14,008; 3 East, 251; Robertson v. Smith, 18 Johns. (N. Y.) 4S0, 0 Am. Dec. 227. Transit terra cum onere. Land passes subject to any burden affecting it Co. Litt. 231a; Rroorn, Max. 495, 700.


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