notice, constructive


notice, constructive
n.
Information that a person is assumed to have because he or she should have discovered it through normal diligence.

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  • constructive notice — see notice Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. constructive notice …   Law dictionary

  • notice — no·tice 1 n 1 a: a notification or communication of a fact, claim, demand, or proceeding see also process, service ◇ The requirements of when, how, and what notice must be given to a person are often prescribed by a statute, rule, or contract. b …   Law dictionary

  • constructive — con·struc·tive /kən strək tiv/ adj: created by a legal fiction: as a: inferred by a judicial construction or interpretation b: not actual but implied by operation of the law made a constructive entry when he refused to take the opportunity for a… …   Law dictionary

  • notice — Information; the result of observation, whether by the senses or the mind; knowledge of the existence of a fact or state of affairs; the means of knowledge. Intelligence by whatever means communicated. Koehn v. Central Nat. Ins. Co. of Omaha, Neb …   Black's law dictionary

  • notice — Information; the result of observation, whether by the senses or the mind; knowledge of the existence of a fact or state of affairs; the means of knowledge. Intelligence by whatever means communicated. Koehn v. Central Nat. Ins. Co. of Omaha, Neb …   Black's law dictionary

  • Notice — For other uses, see Notice (disambiguation). Notice is the legal concept in which a party is made aware of a legal process affecting their rights, obligations or duties. There are several types of notice: public notice (or legal notice), actual… …   Wikipedia

  • notice — In common parlance, information, intelligence, or knowledge. In law, actual notice, constructive notice, express notice or implied notice. 39 Am J1st Notice § 3. The acclaim or criticism in the press of the performance of an actor, musician, or… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Constructive notice — also known as the Doctrine of Constructive Notice is a legal fiction used in the law of both common law and civil law systems to signify that a person or entity is legally presumed to have knowledge of something, even if they have no actual… …   Wikipedia

  • Constructive notice — Constructive Con*struct ive, a. [Cf. F. constructif.] 1. Having ability to construct or form; employed in construction; as, to exhibit constructive power. [1913 Webster] The constructive fingers of Watts. Emerson. [1913 Webster] 2. Derived from,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Constructive — Con*struct ive, a. [Cf. F. constructif.] 1. Having ability to construct or form; employed in construction; as, to exhibit constructive power. [1913 Webster] The constructive fingers of Watts. Emerson. [1913 Webster] 2. Derived from, or depending… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English