personal chattel


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Noun1.personal chattel - personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property - movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
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Manchester United is not his own personal chattel to sell on to someone else.
A mortgage by an individual (or partnership other than a limited liability partnership) over personal chattels is subject to the Bills of Sale Act (1878) and the Bills of Sale Act (1878) Amendment Act (1882) ('the Acts').
The punishment shall be inflicted upon any person who embezzles or attempts to embezzle personal chattels that may have been mortgaged as security for a debt owed by him or by another.
A spouse or civil partner will receive personal chattels and the first pounds 250,000 if there are children.

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