lex loci rei sitae

noun lex loci rei si·tae \-¦rāˈsiˌtī\
variants: or

lex situs


Definition of lex loci rei sitae

  1. :  the law of the place where a property is situated

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Origin and Etymology of lex loci rei sitae

lex loci rei sitae from New Latin, law of the place of the situated property; lex situs from New Latin, law of the site

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