constructive delivery

Definition of "constructive delivery"
  1. The act of handing over a representation of an item or a method of access such as a key, perceived legally as evidence of the intention of the giver to pass ownership or control of the item to the receiver, also known as symbolic delivery
How to use "constructive delivery" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer advised his client that presenting the deed to the house in front of witnesses could be considered constructive delivery.
  2. Although the painting remained in the gallery for public view, the transfer of its title to the new owner was a form of constructive delivery.
  3. Handing over the keys to the storage unit where the goods were kept was deemed by the court as constructive delivery of the goods.

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