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possession

Exercising dominion or control over property.There are two varieties of real property possession. Actual possession occurs when property is in the immediate physical control and occupancy of a party. Constructive possession exists as to the whole of a property when someone is in actual possession of a part.

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In the majority of cases, the possessee of a PNF is characterized via the possessor.
This question might be approached along two routes, which are themselves interlinked: can the possessor be treated as equivalent to a finder of goods, with the duties that follow from that relationship, or might the possessor alternatively be cast as a constructive bailee, owing equivalent duties on that ground?
The finder must try to locate the true owner and care for the chattel in the interim because one is liable for the chattel until returned to its owner or prior possessor.
19) The adverse possessor can generally claim only so much land as was possessed and converted to use.
As will be outlined below, possessive classifiers specify the kind of relationship between possessor and possessum expressed in so-called indirect possessive constructions.
18) Most American statutes of limitation do not expressly state that the former owner can lose title to an adverse possessor after the running of the statute.
There is a]ways a danger that a person exercising possession and control over the land may be subject to a claim based on prior events by an earlier possessor who the law deems to have the better title.
Our idea of ownership influences how we answer basic questions about what it takes to succeed as an adverse possessor as well as more complicated questions about the morality of adverse possession.
In semantics, possessive constructions can be used to refer to a wide variety of relationships between the possessor and possessum, some of which do not necessarily express possession in the sense of ownership (Anschutz, 1997; Anttila & Fong, 2004; Francis, 2000; Postma, 1997; Storto,2003).
As to why owning a gun increased a person's likelihood of injury, researchers hypothesized that a gun "may falsely empower its possessor to overreact, instigating and losing otherwise tractable conflicts with similarly armed persons" or such people may enter "dangerous environments" that they would normally avoid.
Translation of the Tasbeeh-e-Taraweeh: Exalted is the Possessor of the hidden and the manifest dominion.