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chattel

(chăt`əl), in law, any property other than a freehold estate in land (see tenuretenure,
in law, manner in which property in land is held. The nature of tenure has long been of great importance, both in law and in the broader economic and political context.
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). A chattel is treated as personal property rather than real property regardless of whether it is movable or immovable (see propertyproperty,
rights to the enjoyment of things of economic value, whether the enjoyment is exclusive or shared, present or prospective. The rightful possession of such rights is called ownership.
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). Certain uses of the term (e.g., chattel mortgage) refer only to movable property. Otherwise the term also includes chattels real, i.e., those estates in land that do not constitute a freehold.

chattel

1. Any article of property not consisting of or affixed to land; movable property.
2. Same as 1, above, plus any interest in land that is less than a freehold. When this nomenclature is used, the term chattel personal is employed to designate movables such as goods and money, and chattel real to designate less-than-freehold interests in real property, such as leasehold interests for a term of years.
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The Chattels & More store is located in Oud Metha area on Umm Hurair road.
Such chattels belong to the freeholder (and in the case of Art Buff it belonged by assignment, to the Creative Foundation).
32) The entry specifies that he had no chattels because he had previously bequeathed them, a detail that might tentatively suggest to us that Henry le Mire was older or suffered from a long-term sickness and had, in preparation for the end of his life, already bequeathed his worldly goods to his heirs.
If the state is the occupier, such as in national parks and coastal waters, the state holds the right to chattels found there.
a Chattel Mortgage can only be granted over tangible assets such as manufacturing facilities and inventories, but a Commercial Business Mortgage can also be granted over intangible assets such as intellectual property rights which is secured by way of pledge under PRC law;
The second bifurcation recognizes that unilaterally acquired chattels are of two kinds: chattels that have been owned before and chattels that have not been owned before.
This is because the legal prohibition on abandoning land, when coupled with other common-law doctrines, qualifies the right to abandon chattels almost to the point of insignificance.
UPPER CRUST: The culinary theme continues with bread-making in the Colne Valley Museum's Victorian Kitchen (zzhwe140108bread); ANY OLD IRONS: One of the Colne Valley Museum many displays of Victorian chattels (zzhwe140108irons)
Just think, if her late sister, Princess Margaret, had worked a similar scam - whoops, tribute - her kids would have raised twice as much as the pounds 11 million-plus they raked in when they sold off mummy's goodies and chattels - some of them of course given to her by the loyal plebs, but obviously a small detail such as that won't worry Lord Linley.
She writes, "Without history, people stumble / around the grindstone in a deepening track," and "The hope of chattels in the barracoons / was that their seed would multiply and spread / around the earth: that even octoroons, / remembering chattels in the barracoons, / would feel sad wonder.