bona vacantia


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bona vacantia

(ˈbəʊnə vəˈkæntɪə)
pl n
(Law) law unclaimed goods
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Upon dissolution, all properties and rights vested in, or held in trust for, the company are deemed to be bona vacantia and accordingly will belong to the crown.
If someone thinks that they are related to somebody on what is called the Bona Vacantia list - it's Latin for 'ownerless goods' - then they can contact Finders International and we can help them.
The Government's Bona Vacantia Division holds a full list of unclaimed estates which is updated daily with the names of people who have died leaving no will or no known next-of-kin.
The estate appeared on the Bona Vacantia list of unclaimed estates in the UK and its value is currently unknown.
Unclaimed estates - where someone dies with no will or known next of kin - pass to the government's Bona Vacantia division.
None of these estates have yet been passed to the Government's Bona Vacantia division, which keeps a central record of unclaimed estates around the country.
Bona Vacantia Division (BVD) will be a part of the new Government Legal Department.
6) In a situation such as this, the property in question is classed as bona vacantia or ownerless goods.
Johnson's second objection to abandonment is that it would result not in a work falling into the public domain, but rather in copyright being vested in the Crown as a consequence of the bona vacantia doctrine, (89) Johnson does not spell out his precise understanding of the scope of this doctrine, but he is clearly of the view that property in any ownerless chose in action would vest in the Crown by virtue of the doctrine's operation.
Mr Hunt said the trustees' solicitors had told him that the pier would now pass to the Treasury solicitor under a system known as bona vacantia.
But they also get cases from the Bona Vacantia list released by the Treasury.
It is structured in three divisions: litigation and employment group, advisory division and bona vacantia (ownerless property).