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dominion utile

Legal Definition of dominion utile

Etymology

    Latin Origin

Noun

  1. The property rights of a tenant. While not owning the property in a legal sense, the tenant, as having dominion utile, enjoys full and exclusive possession and use of the property.

Etymology

  • Latin origin

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Definition of dominion utile

Further reading

Dominum utile (Feudal): the right of use and utility of an asset, and to keep the benefits (such as the right to live on the land, and to keep the profits from agriculture).

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