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hypothec

(haɪˈpɒθɪk)
n
(Law) Roman law Scots law a charge on property in favour of a creditor
[C16: from Late Latin hypotheca a security, from Greek hupothēkē deposit, pledge, from hupotithenai to deposit as a security, place under, from hypo- + tithenai to place]
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This hypothecs is rejected because males and females both rate themselves equally in all traits (female: 50.8% and males 51.25%).
In Canada, the surety will register under the Personal Property Security Act or will register movable hypothecs under the Quebec Civil code;
(167) Hypothecs were restricted to immovables under art 2016 CCLC, but under art 2660 CCQ may attach to movables or immuvables.
(170) More importantly, hypothecs attached to the original obligation are preserved, even if the original debtor is discharged.
(111) In the latter case, the creditor is well-advised to obtain a hypothec against such property (e.g., real suretyship or cautionnement reel).
Thus, under the null hypothecs, [[beta].sub.u] = [[beta].sub.r] = [[beta].sub.[eta]] the total economic growth rate is the most important one.
All legal hypothecs of construction will be ranked on said sale price before any other published hypothec (conventional mortgage) for the total of the increased value added to the immovable.
In those circumstances, the deed of sale will contain a resolutory clause, which permits the seller to repossess his property free of any charges, including the legal hypothecs of construction.
If the sale price is insufficient to pay all those having registered a valid legal hypothec of construction, these hypothecs will rank concurrently among themselves.
Outside merchants also provided loans in the form of hypothecs to the French Canadian population.
Still, it is universally acknowledged that the enactment of Book Six, entitled "Prior Claims and Hypothecs", operated nothing short of a revolution in this area of the law.
Among the most important are security under section 427 of the Bank Act, maritime liens and hypothecs, security on aircraft and railway rolling stock, security in respect of "lands reserved to Indians", security on negotiable instruments, security on intellectual property, and the panoply of federally created liens and priorities.