The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

TRANSMISSION Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In the civil law. The right which heirs or legatees may have of passing to their successors the inheritance or legacy to which they were entitled, if tliey happen to die without having exercised their rights. Doniat, liv. 3, t. 1, s. 10; 4 Toullier, no. 180; Dig. 50, 17, 54; Code, 6, 51.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.