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  Barbados Tourism Encyclopedia - The Chattel House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Chattel House was originally the design of the plantation workers home.
The name chattel referred to the fact that they were movable property.
The steep gable roof, constructed of corrugated iron, were adapted to suit the climate of heavy rains and winds.
www.barbados.org /chattel.htm   (173 words)

  Chattel - LoveToKnow 1911
CHATTEL (for derivation see Cattle), a term used in English law as equivalent to "personal property," that is, property which, on the death of the owner, devolves on his executor or administrator to be distributed (unless disposed of by will) among the next of kin according to the Statutes of Distributions.
Chattels personal are such things as belong immediately to the person of the owner, and for which, if they are injuriously withheld from him, he has no remedy other than by a personal action.
A chattel mortgage, in United States law, is a transfer of personal property as security for a debt or obligation in such form that the title to the property will pass to the mortgagee upon the failure of the mortgagor to comply with the terms of the contract.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Chattel   (300 words)

 chattel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
A chattel is treated as personal property rather than real property regardless of whether it is movable or immovable (see property).
Certain uses of the term (e.g., chattel mortgage) refer only to movable property.
Otherwise the term also includes chattels real, i.e., those estates in land that do not constitute a freehold.
www.bartleby.com /65/ch/chattel.html   (120 words)

  Watercolour Art of JPA Gittens - 3 - The Chattel House and Barbadian Architecture
The chattel house, though fast disappearing as concrete (and less attractive) bungalows mushroom, has become emblematic of Barbados.
Features of the chattel house nevertheless have been absorbed into Barbadian architecture generally, and this continues to be the case.
The chattel house is favourite of contemporary artists and photographers.
www.geocities.com /juliusgittens/Page3.html   (189 words)

 Caribbean Poetry -- Chattel house
Chattel houses are fairly small, often brightly-colored homes that can be dismantled and moved.
Their mobility ("chattel" is a piece of moveable property) was highly valued by plantation workers who didn't own the land on which their houses sat.
To this day, chattel houses have loose stone foundations instead of poured concrete blocks as a way of maintaining their mobile character.
www.courses.vcu.edu /ENG-snh/Caribbean/Barbados/Images/chattel.htm   (189 words)

"chattel mortgage", when used without qualification, means an instrument under seal made between a recognised borrower of the one part and a recognised lender of the other part which is—
(c) the mode of registering a chattel mortgage in a register and the evidence to be produced, for the purpose of registration, of the due execution and stamping of the chattel mortgage;
(9) Every register of chattel mortgages maintained in a Circuit Court Office under the enactments repealed by this Act shall be a register for the purposes of this Part and every chattel mortgage registered therein shall be deemed to have been duly registered under this Part and this Part shall apply to it accordingly.
www.acts.ie /zza2y1978.4.html   (3371 words)

 The Barbadian Chattel House - Barbados   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The chattel house is indigenous to Barbados and is testament of the ingenuity and creativity of Barbadians.
Chattel houses tended to be extremely colourful and it would be rare to find any two that look alike.
The chattel houses tend to be more elaborate and bigger and have sash windows and foundations made of concrete blocks instead of stones.
barbados.allinfoabout.com /chattelhouse.html   (388 words)

 Chattel Mortgages
Chattel mortgages are business loans that are made for the purpose of helping companies operate while getting started.
Chattel mortgages provide borrowers with advantages in certain areas including deposits, taxation and in the repayment structures.
Chattel mortgages are a great way for small businesses to get the leg up they sometimes need at the beginning.
members.optusnet.com.au /~mortgagearticles/chat-mort.htm   (248 words)

 Relating to possessory chattel liens.
The bond shall be in an amount not less than 150 percent of the amount claimed under the lien for the storage of the chattel, or in the amount of $1,000, whichever is greater.
A person who makes a deposit under paragraph (a) of this subsection shall be entitled to any income from the investments and the treasurer of the county shall pay the income when received to the depositor without order.
The chattel described in the claim of lien shall thereafter be entirely free of the lien and shall in no way be involved in subsequent proceedings.
www.leg.state.or.us /03reg/measures/hb2000.dir/hb2059.intro.html   (716 words)

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This approach, under which the chattel paper purchaser who gives new value in ordinary course can rely on possession of unlegended, tangible chattel paper without any concern for other facts that it may know, comports with the expectations of both inventory and chattel paper financers.
Without more, a purchaser of chattel paper who has seen a financing statement covering the chattel paper or who knows that the chattel paper is encumbered with a security interest, does not have knowledge that its purchase violates the secured party’s rights.
Consequently, assignees of lease chattel paper typically take a security interest in and file against the lessor’s residual interest in goods, expecting their priority in the goods to be governed by the first-to-file-or-perfect rule of  HYPERLINK "http://www.leaplaw.com/laws/ucc9/9-322.doc" Section 9-322.
www.leaplaw.com /laws/UCC9/9-330.doc   (3114 words)

 Court of Appeal No
Its decision is flatly inconsistent with every decision by the California courts to consider the trespass to chattel doctrine, which requires the owner to prove either physical harm to his property, or that he has been dispossessed of his property for a period of time.
1984) (noting the “necessity of some actual damage to the chattel before the action can be maintained,” and observing that “the dignitary interest in the inviolability of chattels, unlike that as to land, is not sufficiently important to require any greater defense than the privilege of using reasonable force when necessary to protect them”).
The obvious import of the court’s analogy is that the majority believed that the tort of trespass to chattel needed to be “changed” to adapt to the new “human endeavor” of e-mail.
cyber.law.harvard.edu /openlaw/intelvhamidi/openingbrief.html   (3007 words)

(c) the mode of registering a chattel mortgage in such registers and the evidence to be produced for the purpose of such registration of the due execution and stamping of such chattel mortgage;
The envelopes and their contents shall be kept in a receptacle which shall be locked when not in use, and the key of which shall be kept under the personal control of the County Registrar.
I certify on behalf of the mortgagee, that the copy chattel mortgage attached hereto is a true copy and that the original has been duly executed, and I apply that the said chattel mortgage be registered in the Circuit Court Office at Cork, pursuant to the Agricultural Credit Act, 1928.
www.irishstatutebook.ie /ZZSI40Y1928.html   (1193 words)

 Chattel Slavery
Traditional slavery, often called chattel slavery, is probably the least prevalent of the contemporary forms of slavery.
Such chattel slaves are used for their labor, sex, and breeding, and are exchanged for camels, trucks, guns, or money.
Children of chattel slaves remain the property of their master.
www.brandeis.edu /projects/fse/Pages/chattelslavery.html   (285 words)

 Medical & Commercial Finance - Chattel Mortgage
A Chattel Mortgage Agreement can provide your business with an alternative method of funding for vehicle and plant and equipment acquisitions that is designed to optimise cash flow, while minimising the impact of GST.
The Chattel Mortgage enables you to purchase the goods you need and acquire immediate ownership of the asset so that you can get on with your day to day business, without significant impact on your working capital.
Other fees and government charges associated with the Chattel Mortgage will vary depending on which State you are in, the vendor of the goods being purchased the amount of the loan, and any Federal government charges.
www.mcf.com.au /chattel_mortgage.asp   (581 words)

 FindLaw Professionals: An Introduction to the .com Phenomenon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chattel paper is a form of agreement, common in both consumer and business transactions that evidences both a monetary obligation and a security agreement in or lease of identified goods.
The chattel paper, consisting of the data record created by the transaction and the record of the purchaser's digital signature, is electronic.
The requirement that chattel paper be in "writing" is eliminated, and replaced by a requirement that chattel paper consist of a record or records.
profs.lp.findlaw.com /e-commerce/ecommerce2.html   (2423 words)

 Moon River Chattel
Moon River Chattel is a twelve year old antique and home store.
We offer a wide variety of goods including 19th and 20th century furniture, antique lighting, plumbing fixtures, antique doors and door hardware as well as architectural salvage.
Moon River Chattel can repair your furniture, rewire and repair your lamps and cane or rush your chairs.
moonriverchattel.com   (163 words)

 Trespass To Chattel Lawyers & Legal Information
A "chattel" is any personal property that is not real property, or an interest in land.
Both trespass to chattel and conversion are intended to protect the wrongful, intentional interference of personal property.
For a long period of time, trespass to chattel was rarely used as a cause of action.
www.legalmatch.com /law-library/article/trespass-to-chattel.html   (407 words)

 Duhaime's Canadian Law Dictionary : C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A piano is chattel but an apartment building, a tree or a concrete building foundation are not.
The word "chattel" came from the feudal era when "cattle" was the most valuable property besides land.
When an interest is given on moveable property other than real property (in which case it is usually a "mortgage"), in writing, to guarantee the payment of a debt or the execution of some action.
www.duhaime.org /dictionary/dict-c.aspx   (4249 words)

 * Chattel - (Business): Definition
Chattel Mortgage It is a mortgage on tangible personal property of a movable nature, such as automobiles or huge appliances.
Chattel Mortgage A loan agreement that grants to the lender a lien on property other than real estate.
The chattel also must possess indicia or ear-marks, by which it may be distinguished from all others of the same description; otherwise the plaintiff would be demanding of the law what it has not in its power to bestow...
en.mimi.hu /business/chattel.html   (319 words)

 SLAVES AND UNBORN BABIES AS CHATTEL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The opinion contended that Scott was mere chattel which might be dealt with by its owner as any other property.
Now, fortified by that decision, abortionists raise the popular cry that the unborn child is a part of the woman's body, that she has the right over her own body, and that she can deal with it as she pleases, even to the termination of its life.
In those times a master could deal with his slave as chattel; now the unborn is regarded as disposable property possessed by the mother - a part of her body which she can destroy without conscience.
www.theexaminer.org /volume6/number1/chattel.htm   (711 words)

 Chattel Appraisals
Some items in a property may be depreciable, but are not considered chattel or personal property and are therefore excluded from the checklist on purpose.
The potential tax savings are calculated by comparing the depreciation expense generated by Chattel Appraisal valuations to the depreciation expense generated by valuing the whole building without chattels valued separately for the first year of depreciation.
Chattel Appraisals offers reports for 1 to 10 units, so that includes single family houses and small multi-family buildings, up to 10 units per property address.
www.chattelappraisals.com /faq.asp   (2852 words)

 The Uncivil Litigator: Sue the bastards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The interest of a possessor of a chattel in its inviolability, unlike the similar interest of a possessor of land, is not given legal protection by an action for nominal damages for harmless intermeddlings with the chattel.
Sufficient legal protection of the possessor's interest in the mere inviolability of his chattel is afforded by his privilege to use reasonable force to protect his possession against even harmless interference.
In the great majority of cases, the actor's intermeddling with the chattel impairs the value of it to the possessor, as distinguished from the mere affront to his dignity as possessor, only by some impairment of the physical condition of the chattel.
uncivillitigator.blogspot.com /2004/04/sue-bastards.html   (792 words)

 Chattel Records - Maryland State Archives
Chattel Records contain contracts, bills of sale for personal property, depositions, and other items that shed light on the lives and activities of people in the past.
Unfortunately not all of the volumes of chattel records have survived, and those that are extant are found in two major repositories: the Maryland State Archives (MSA) and the Maryland Historical Society (MHS).
In addition to the chattel records volumes, Baltimore County has a number of Miscellaneous Court Papers BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Miscellaneous Court Papers) 1729-1851, MSA C 1 created by the Baltimore County Court.
www.mdarchives.state.md.us /msa/refserv/genealogy/html/chattel.html   (507 words)

 "Chattel" Defined
CHATTEL - Personal property, movable or immovable, which is less than a freehold; for example, a book, a coat, a pencil, growing corn, a lease.
A term which includes all kinds of property except the freehold or things which are parcel of it.
Debtors taken in execution, captives, apprentices, are accounted chattels.
www.lectlaw.com /def/c032.htm   (92 words)

 Michigan Appellate Digest - 107140 Shurlow v Bonthuis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If the collateral for a secured transaction is an instrument or chattel paper, reasonable care in the custody and preservation of the collateral includes taking the steps necessary to preserve rights against prior parties unless otherwise agreed.
"Chattel paper" is a writing or writings which evidence both a monetary obligation and a security interest in or a lease of specific goods.
A security interest in chattel paper is an interest in the paper itself and not the goods represented by the paper.
courtofappeals.mijud.net /Digest/newHTML/10714011.htm   (760 words)

 Relating to nonpossessory chattel liens; amending ORS 87.146 and 87.252.
Relating to nonpossessory chattel liens; amending ORS 87.146 and 87.252.
When a decree is given foreclosing two or more liens created by ORS 87.216 { +, 87.222 or + } { - to - } 87.232 upon the same chattel, the debts secured by those liens shall be satisfied pro rata out of the proceeds of the sale of the property.
(d) With regard to the same chattel, a lien created by ORS 87.216 { + or 87.226 + } is junior and subordinate to a duly perfected security interest in existence when the notice of claim of such lien is filed under ORS 87.242.
www.leg.state.or.us /95reg/measures/sb0001.dir/sb0087.int.html   (473 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(11) "Chattel paper" means a record or records that evidence both a monetary obligation and a security interest in specific goods, a security interest in specific goods and software used in the goods, or a lease of specific goods.
The rules stated for accounts in subsection (3) apply to a nonpossessory security interest in chattel paper, but the security interest may not be perfected by notification to the account debtor.
A security interest in money or instruments (other than certificated securities or instruments which constitute part of chattel paper) can be perfected only by the secured party's taking possession, except as provided in subsections (4) and (5) of this section and subsections (2) and (3) of section 9-306 on proceeds.
assist.neded.org /uccpt9.html   (7218 words)

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