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Meaning of Datio

In civil law. A giving, or act of giving. Datio in solutum, a giving in payment; a species of accord and satisfaction. Called, in modern law, “dation.” Appointment or assignment. Datto judicis, the appointment of a judge to hear and determine a cause.


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  • Description: "In civil law. A giving, or act of giving. Datio in solutum, a giving in payment; a species of accord and satisfaction. [...]

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