meaning of ACTUS

ACTUS meaning in Law Dictionary

into the civil-law. A species of right-of-way, consisting in the right of driving cattle, or a carriage, over the land susceptible to the servitude. Inst. 2, 3, pr. Its sometimes translated a "road," and included the type of method termed "iter," or course. Lord Coke, just who adopts the definition of "actus" from Bracton, defines it a foot and horse way, vulgarly called "pack and prime means;" but differentiates it from a cart-way. Co. Litt. 56a; Boyden v. Achenbach, 79 N. C. 539. In old English law. An act of parliament ; a statute. A distinction, however, was sometimes made between actus and statutum. Actus parliamenti ended up being an act made by the lords and commons; and it also became statutum, with regards to received the king's permission. Barring. Obs. St. 46, note 6.

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It is difficult to determine the relation of the so-called Latin Actus Vercellenses (which there are good grounds for assuming were originally called the IIpa cts IIirpov) with the Acts of John and Paul.

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