equity englannista suomeksi
(RQ:Nashe Lenten Stuffe)
The power of a court of law having extra-statutory discretion, to decide legal matters and to provide legal relief apart from, though not in violation of, the prevailing code; in some cases, a court "sitting in equity" may provide relief to a complainant should the code be found either inapplicable or insufficient to do so.
1800, Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon in ''Mayor, &c. of Southampton v. Graves'' (1800), 8 T. R. 592.
- A Court of equity knows its own province.
1851, Edward Sugden, 1st Baron St Leonards in ''Birch v. Joy'' (1851), 3 H. L. C. 598:
- "A Court of equity interposes only according to conscience."
1848-55, (w), ''History of England'', Chapter IX:
- Equity had been gradually shaping itself into a refined science which no human faculties could master without long and intense application.
A right which accrues to a party in a transaction because of the nature of the transaction itself, and which is exercisable upon a change of circumstances or conditions; in other words, an equitable claim.
1999, ''In Re Fitzgerald'', 237 B.R. 252, 261 (Bkrtcy. D.Conn. 1999):
- "...the mortgagor retains ‘equitable title’ or the ‘equity of redemption’….The equity of redemption permits the mortgagor to regain legal title to the mortgaged property upon satisfying the conditions of the mortgage..."
- The wife's equity does not, according to the adjudged cases, attach, except upon that part of her personal property in action which the husband cannot acquire without the assistance of a court of equity
Ownership interest in a company as determined by subtracting liabilities from (l).
A player's expected share of the pot.
(quote-hansard)|debate=Low-income Families: Equity of Opportunity|url=https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2020-07-22/debates/3542FC37-BF51-4009-A1A9-2EE84CCEA3F2/Low-IncomeFamiliesEquityOfOpportunity|house=of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons|date=22 July 2020|column=2139|text=What steps the Government are taking to help ensure equity of opportunity for people from low-income families.