condictio furtiva


condictio fur·​ti·​va
Roman law
: an action in quasi contract for the recovery of a specific stolen thing from the thief or the thief's heirs or recovery of its value if it is not available

called also condictio ex causa furtiva, condictio rei furtivae

Word History


New Latin, from Latin condictio rei furtivae formal claim for a stolen thing

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“Condictio furtiva.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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