bona vacantia

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Noun[edit]

bona vacantia ‎(uncountable)

  1. (in English law) the principle that there is no unowned property, and that if there is no other owner property vests in the Crown
    • "The company asked also for an express vesting order concerning the land, which had legally gone to the Crown as bona vacantia"[1]

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