Negatory Action

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Action, Negatory


in civil proceedings, an owner’s demand that violations of his right to use and dispose of his property be eliminated, for example, the demand that his property be excluded from an inventory that prevents him from disposing of it. At the same time the owner retains possession of the property. Negatory action (actio negatoria)was known to Roman law.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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