beneficium cedendarum actionum

noun beneficium ce·den·da·rum ac·ti·o·num \ -ˌkā-ˌden-ˈdär-əm-ˌäk-tē-ˈō-nəm , -ä-ˌru̇- , -ˈō-ˌnu̇m ; -ˌsē-ˌden-ˈder-ə-ˌmak-shē-ˈō-nəm \

Definition of beneficium cedendarum actionum

Roman & civil law
: the right of a surety before paying a principal's debt to a creditor to insist that the creditor's cause of action against the debtor or any cosurety first be assigned to the surety making the payment

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Origin and Etymology of beneficium cedendarum actionum

Late Latin, right of yielding the suits


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