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. tonic state in rem sleep, tonic rem sleep
  2. an analysis of action in rem in maritime procedure law
  3. on the quality of petition in rem
  4. theoretical analysis on construction of juristic act of right in rem
  5. re-discussion about the juristic act of right in rem

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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