bona vacantia

Definition of "bona vacantia"
  1. Items that have been abandoned and don't seem to have anyone claiming ownership
How to use "bona vacantia" in a sentence
  1. Abandoned vehicles in the city eventually become bona vacantia if no one claims them.
  2. The treasure found in the old house was treated as bona vacantia due to the absence of a legal heir.
  3. After a company dissolution, their assets are typically considered bona vacantia if they aren't distributed.

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