Abatement of Nuisance Law and Legal Definition

Abatement of nuisance is the extinction or termination of a nuisance whether effected physically by or under the direction of the party injured by the nuisance, or by suit instituted by him/her.

Abatement of Tax Law and Legal Definition

Abatement of tax refers to a reduction in or reprieve from a tax, debt or any other payment obligation. A taxpayer seeking abatement of taxes assessed on property has the burden of proving the disproportionate payment of taxes by a preponderance of the evidence. [Stevens v. Lebanon, 122 N.H. 29 (N.H. 1982)].

Abavus Law and Legal Definition

Under civil law, abavus means a great grand father or a fourth male ascendant. Abavus is grandfather?s grandfather. Abavus can also mean an ancestor or forefather.

Abbacinare Law and Legal Definition

Abbacinare is a form of corporal punishment carried out in the Middle Ages where criminals were permanently blinded by pressing hot irons in the open eyes. It was a very barbaric type of punishment. The development of fair and humane forms of punishment for crimes has made abbacinare extinct.

Abbey Land Law and Legal Definition

Abbey land refers to real property held by an abbey in mortmain. Mortmain refers to the condition of lands or tenements held in perpetuity by an ecclesiastical or other corporation. As the property is held in mortmain it is exempted from tithes.

Abbreviated Drug Application Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 21 USCS § 321 (aa), [Title 21. Food And Drugs; Chapter 9. Federal Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act; Definitions] the term abbreviated drug application means ?an application submitted under section 505(j) [21 USCS § 355(j)] for the approval of a drug that relies on the approved application of another drug with the same…

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Abbreviated New Drug Applications [ANDA] Law and Legal Definition

An Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) is an application for a U.S. generic drug approval for an existing licensed medication or approved drug. The ANDA is submitted to Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Generic Drugs, which provides for the review and ultimate approval of a generic drug product….

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Abbreviator Law and Legal Definition

Abbreviator is one who abbreviates, abridges or shortens. In ecclesiastical law, abbreviator means an officer in the court of Rome appointed as assistant to the vice chancellor. His duty is to draw up Pope?s briefs and reduce petitions for the use of chief dignitaries of the Catholic Church and afterwards expands into proper form to…

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Abbrochment Law and Legal Definition

Abbrochment is the act of forestalling a market. Abbrochment means purchase of merchandise in wholesale that is intended to be sold in a particular retail market for the purpose of controlling that market. This is for monopolizing goods.

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