Cy-pres – this term means: “As near as may be”: i.e. it is a technical word used in the law of personal wills to refer to a power that the courts have to, rather than void the document, to construct or…
Custody –without qualification this term usually refers to a combination of physical custody and legal custody, where in Family Law, the term refers to the charge and control of a child including the right to make all major decisions such…
Curtilage – the term in Property Law refers to the yard surrounding a residence or dwelling house which is reserved for or used by the occupants for their habitation or work. Curtilage may or may not be inclosed by fence…
Cut off – it means to dis-inherit somebody. Another meaning is to terminate/cancel negotiations.
Customs duties – in Tax Law the term details these custom duties which are charged on imported goods in a country – member of the EU.
Customer information order – this is legal definition of a court order in a confiscation procedure, where the court requests specific information to be presented about a debtor or a criminal, by various local authorities.
Curtailment – the term refers to reducing (of expenses).
Curfew – the term details an order by the court for someone to stay at a specific place during certain periods of the day.
Curatorship – the term describes the parental rights given by the local legislation over somebody’s children.
Cumulative preference shares – the term refers to the shares carrying forward unpaid dividends.