acquiescence

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acquiescence

1. An act of concurrence by adjoining property owners which resolves a boundary dispute or establishes a common boundary, where the definite or more accurate position of same has not or cannot be defined by survey.
2. The tacit consent of one owner, by not interposing a formal objection, to what might be an encroachment by an adjoining property owner over a questionable boundary.
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L'instrument de ce mimetisme transsystemique semble etre l'estoppel by acquiescence, sur lequel nous allons nous pencher maintenant.
L'estoppel by acquiescence, aujourd'hui mieux connu sous les traits du proprietary estoppel, est une institution de commonlaw infiniment receptive au sentiment d'equite des magistrats, particulierement dans les affaires d'empietement immobilier (1).
L'estoppel by acquiescence est une souscategorie de l'estoppel by representation.