in rem meaning

Pronunciation:   "in rem" in a sentence
  • /in rem/
      (Latin; law)
      Against a thing or property, used of a proceeding, an enforceable right, etc against all persons or against property, such as the arrest of a ship in the enforcement of a maritime lien (see also in personam)

  • [Law]
    [Latin: against the thing] 1. Describing a right that should be respected by other people generally, such as ownership of property, as distinct from a right in personam.
    2. Describing a court action that is directed against an item of property, rather than against a person or group of people. Actions in rem are a feature of the Admiralty Court.


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  1. phasic state in rem sleep, phasic rem sleep
  2. on the legal foundation of the legislation of the law on the right in rem
  3. a study on the right in rem regarding farmland contracted operating right
  4. a new research on jus in rem
  5. mr webb is in rem more than half the night, having feature-length dreams

Related Words

  1. in regard to meaning
  2. in regard to so or sth meaning
  3. in rehearsal meaning
  4. in relation to meaning
  5. in relation to so or sth meaning
  6. in rem jurisdiction meaning
  7. in remission meaning
  8. in rerum natura meaning
  9. in respect of meaning
  10. in respect to meaning
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