constructive delivery


constructive delivery
noun
: a delivery not accompanied by an actual transfer of possession of the property delivered yet recognized as having been intended by the parties and as sufficient in law (as where one sells to another and agrees to hold the goods as agent for the buyer or where one delivers the documentary evidence of title to another)

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  • constructive delivery — see delivery Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • constructive delivery — A symbolic delivery whereby the party to whom delivery is made is clothed with all the usual muniments of title and indicia of ownership, as in the case of the deposit of a warehouse receipt or bill of lading for goods in store or in transit. 46… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • constructive — con·struc·tive /kən strək tiv/ adj: created by a legal fiction: as a: inferred by a judicial construction or interpretation b: not actual but implied by operation of the law made a constructive entry when he refused to take the opportunity for a… …   Law dictionary

  • delivery — de·liv·ery n pl er·ies: an act that shows a transferor s intent to make a transfer of property (as a gift); esp: the transfer of possession or exclusive control of property to another actual delivery: a delivery (as by hand or shipment) of actual …   Law dictionary

  • delivery — The act by which the res or substance thereof is placed within the actual or constructive possession or control of another. Poor v. American Locomotive Co., C.C.A.I11., 67 F.2d 626, 630. What constitutes delivery depends largely on the intent of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • delivery — The act by which the res or substance thereof is placed within the actual or constructive possession or control of another. Poor v. American Locomotive Co., C.C.A.I11., 67 F.2d 626, 630. What constitutes delivery depends largely on the intent of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • constructive — That which is established by the mind of the law in its act of construing facts, conduct, circumstances, or instruments. That which has not the character assigned to it in its own essential nature, but acquires such character in consequence of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • constructive — That which is established by the mind of the law in its act of construing facts, conduct, circumstances, or instruments. That which has not the character assigned to it in its own essential nature, but acquires such character in consequence of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • delivery — A handing over; the surrender of possession to another; a release from imprisonment. As used in a statute against fraudulent conveyances, the word implies the surrender of the control of the property by the vendor and the assumption of possession …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • constructive notice — see notice Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. constructive notice …   Law dictionary