Definition of in rem in English:
adjective[often postpositive] Law
Made or availing against or affecting a thing, and therefore other people generally; imposing a general liability: it confers a right in rem Compare with in personam.
More example sentences
- It would admittedly not be the usual case of subrogation to security rights in rem and in personam.
- The second and third defendants were the owners of the vessels, neither of which has been served with the proceedings although there are proceedings in rem against the second defendant which are proceeding in this jurisdiction.
- It is sufficient if one of them has the authorisation because the authorisation seems to act in rem, not in personam.
Mid 18th century: Latin, 'against a thing'.
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