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seisin

The possession of real property by one who claims to own a freehold interest, which is generally everything except a leasehold interest.

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In order to know the emergence moment of the seizin, it is necessary to distinguish between heirs who legally possess the seizin of inheritance and the other heirs who do not have seizin, the latter having to request the vesting order through the release of the certificate of possession (Lazar, 2011: 101-102).
Under article 1126 Civil Code, seizin heirs are the surviving spouse and the privileged descendants and ascendants.
The seizin represents the power conferred by law to legal heirs of the deceased who are able to administer and exercise the rights and actions of the deceased, from the opening of the inheritance, without needing any prior check of the quality of successor, by notary or judicial way (Chirica, 2014: 505-506).
The disinherited reserve heir keeps the quality of seizin heir as he collects the reserve, as legal heir (Deak and Popescu, 2014: 134).
The seizin has individual character whereas it is conferred upon heirs according to the order in which they are called to inheritance, but also successive character because, when the preferred successor in rank waives, the seizin goes to the next (Baias et al, 2012: 1171).
(9) Len Lye, No Trouble (Deya, Majorca: Seizin Press, 1930).
While with Graves, Riding had collaborated with him in writing and in the publishing firm they rounded and ran together, the Seizin Press, from 1927 to 1939.