Mesne Profits

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Meaning of Mesne Profits

Profits derived from land whilst the possession of same had been improperly withheld. Intermediate profits, that is profits which have been accruing between two given periods.

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The value of land during the period of a wrongful possession thereof; that is to say, from the time of wrongful entry to dispossession. 3 Bl. Comm. 205. The net rental value or value of the use and occupation of premises during the period of a wrongful occupation. 101 N. Y. 13.

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  • Article Name: Mesne Profits
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  • Description: Profits derived from land whilst the possession of same had been improperly withheld. Intermediate profits, that is profits [...]

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