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republication of will

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The re-execution with proper formalities of an existing will, or of a codicil to it that contains some reference to the will, which has the effect of confirming that will. When republished,...

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responsible clinician

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

Under the Mental Health Act 1983, the clinician charged with overall responsibility for a patient who is subject to detention or a Community Treatment Order. Compare approved clinician.

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Restatements of the law

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Restatements of the law are compendiums of legal doctrines on subjects such as torts, property, or foreign relations. The Restatements are authored by the American Law Institute (‘ALI’),...

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respondeat superior

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

[Latin: let the principal answer]

The doctrine by which an employer is responsible for certain wrongs committed by his employee in the course of his employment. See vicarious...

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restitutio in integrum

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

[Latin]

Restoration to the original position. See damages; rescission.

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restitution

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

N.

The return of property to the owner or person entitled to possession. If one person has unjustifiably received either property or money from another, he has an obligation to...

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restraining order

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A court order prohibiting a party from doing some act or thing. See also apprehended violence order; injunction.

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restraint of marriage

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A condition in a contract or other disposition intended to prevent someone from marrying. Such conditions are usually (unless they are very limited) void, as they are considered to be...

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restraint on alienation

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Provisions in a grant or conveyance of land that purport to prevent the owner from disposing of it. Restraints of an absolute nature are generally void. Partial restraints on alienation may...

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restraint order

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An order of the court prohibiting a person from dealing with any realizable property held by him (Glossary to the Criminal Procedure Rules).

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