Definition of Feasance

1. the performance of a condition, obligation, or duty [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Feasance

fearlessness
fearlessnesses
fearlike
fearmonger
fearmongered
fearmongering
fearmongers
fearnaught
fearnaughts
fearnought
fears
fearsome
fearsomely
fearsomeness
fearsomenesses
feasance (current term)
feasances
fease
feased
feases
feasibilities
feasibility
feasibility studies
feasible
feasibleness
feasibly
feasing
feast
feast-day
feast day

Literary usage of Feasance

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"§437 LIABILITY FOR NON-feasance public duty, relating strictly to public as distinguished from municipal duty, no action lies unless given by statute ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Agency: Including Not Only a Discussion of the by Floyd Russell Mechem (1889)
"Same Subject—Distinction between Non-feasance and Misfeasance. Some confusion has crept into certain cases from a failure to observe clearly the distinction ..."

3. The Law of Agency: Including the Law of Principal and Agent and the Law of by Ernest Wilson Huffcut (1901)
"Liable for misfeasance, but not for non-feasance. ... Meaning of non-feasance. " Non-feasance is the omission of an act which a person ought to do; ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Private Corporations: Whether with Or Without by Charles Fisk Beach (1891)
"Distinction between misfeasance and non-feasance. A distinction is drawn between the liability of a corporation for misfeasance and non-feasance, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Criminal Law as Now Administered in the United States by Emlin McClain (1897)
"Liable for non-feasance.— Where a duty is specially imposed by law, which is such that it covers acts which a corporation may do, it is now well settled ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Inn-keepers, and Pledge by James Schouler (1880)
"... the parties acquire mutual rights and duties which are enforceable, and for what is called non- feasance, or the failure of either to fulfil his part, ..."

7. New Commentaries on the Criminal Law Upon a New System of Legal Exposition by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1892)
"MALfeasance AND NON-feasance IN OFFICE. § 971. Introduction. 972-977. Justices of Peace and the Like. 978, 979. Sheriffs and the Like. 980-982. ..."

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