Capax doli – This legal term comes from Latin. Within the Criminal Law the term defines the ability for performance of a crime and to be responsible for the performed illegal actions. Different legal systems set up different rules describing…

Capacity – this term usually details the legal competency of a person or a party to perform legal activities, for example: – To enter into obligatory relations with others (i.e. to sign agreements on their own, for example); – To…

Cant – this legal term finds application in the Real Estate Law in some legal systems. There it refers to a legal instrument for out-of-court dividing (splitting) of valuable asset which is owned mutually by two or three parties. Cant…

Canon Law – The word “canon” origins from Greek and literally means “rule”. The term refers to the internal law of the Christian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church, and the Anglican Churches. The Christian Church has set this body of…

Called up capital – within the area of the Corporate Law in some jurisdictions, this term refers to all the shares called by a local corporate body when it issues valuable shares. In situation where requests have been made for…

Cadastre – the term in the Real Estate Law refers to the official electronic map and register of the properties within a country in the areas where the cadastral map has entered in force.

Cabotage – within the area of the Maritime Law in countries that reach sea or ocean, the term refers to travel of a vessel (a ship usually) along the coast of a particular country, for the purpose of business trading…

C Corporation – this legal term finds application within the area of the Corporate & Business Law in some legal systems. There it refers to a specific type of business corporate entity, established by the local government for public purposes…