right of possession – a person’s right to occupy and enjoy property

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right of possession:

1. The right to hold, use, occupy, or otherwise anjoy a given property; especially, the right to enter real property and eject or evict a wrongful possessor. [1]

1. A person’s right to occupy and enjoy property.  See 2 Bl Comm 196. [2]

1. A person’s right to occupy and enjoy property. [3]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.


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