jus tertii

Definition of "jus tertii"
  1. This refers to the rights or claims that a third party holds, especially involving property under someone else's control or possession
How to use "jus tertii" in a sentence
  1. A claim for the stolen artwork was dismissed on the grounds of jus tertii, as the claimant was not the rightful owner.
  2. The tenant was able to keep the disputed appliance due to jus tertii, as the landlord did not have the exclusive right of ownership.
  3. The bank prevented the auction for the property due to jus tertii, as there was a third-party claim on it.

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