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owner

proprietor.

absentee owner
pays a manager to run the farm.
owner-manager
the owner who also manages his own farm.
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As Halbertal and Shemesh note in their analysis of marriage refusal, the notion of hefker in this case does not reduce the body of the girl to an ownerless property, but rather highlights the potential vulnerability of an individual who finds herself stripped of legal status.
177) In 1911, he drafted two memoranda that helped shape the evolving discussion about staking claims in the ownerless land of Spitsbergen, distinguishing political sovereignty ("the exclusive exercise of sovereignty over particular persons without regard to the place of such exercise") from territorial sovereignty ("the exclusive exercise of sovereignty within a defined special sphere").
However, "the French fiducie was not enacted as an ownerless patrimony, as in Quebec, but as a segregated patrimony owned by the trustee" (Vicari, 2014: 4).
At the end of the 1940s the state began to sell the ownerless cars to private individuals.
Andrew Bell, Bona Vacantia (stating, in reference to property for which the identity of the owner is unknown, "the most that can be said is that the owner is unlikely to come forward, so that it is not unreasonable to assimilate the case to one of ownerless property"), in INTERESTS IN GOODS, supra note 13, at 207, 212.
The second murder comes even more easily, with the added benefit that the victim's now ownerless dog, Banjo, is a dead ringer for the late Poppy, becoming the unofficial mascot of their spree.
I left the door to Ellen's house yawning open and plunged through the ownerless neighborhood's wracked streets, the darkened windows darker than the city below, plywood appearing now where lost boys had thrown brick and stone through tall glass.
No less, man, bounded, yearning to be free, May so project his surplusage of soul In search of body, so add self to self By owning what lay ownerless before,-- So find, so fill full, so appropriate forms.
The Minister instructed the Jaffna Mayor to take over under her control the water logged ownerless lands, and to clean them so as to prevent them from becoming mosquito breeding grounds.
It so happened that our meeting with Moroccan counterparts took place at the very same hour that the UN Security Council was adopting a resolution on the spread of weaponry from Libya where the conflict made its stockpiles practically ownerless," Churkin said.