liberative prescription

Definition of "liberative prescription"
  1. The timeframe legislated by law, such as one year, during which after its lapse, any legal claim or right becomes unenforceable due to lack of action or litigation concerning it
How to use "liberative prescription" in a sentence
  1. The man lost his right to claim the property due to liberative prescription as he took no legal steps for over a year.
  2. Liberal prescription stopped her lawsuit because she delayed for too long to enforce her rights.
  3. The unwarranted delay in taking legal action may lead to liberative prescription, and thus forfeiture of enforcement right.

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