constructive taking

constructive taking
A phrase used in the law to characterize an act not amounting to an actual appropriation of chattels, but which shows an intention to convert them to his use; as if a person intrusted with the possession of goods deals with them contrary to the orders of the owner.
With respect to constructive condemnation, see condemnation (inverse condemnation)

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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