goods and chattels

(redirected from chattel)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to chattel: chattel mortgage, Chattel Paper

goods and chattels

Everything that one owns. I can't believe you're moving tomorrow and you still haven't packed all your goods and chattels.
See also: and, good
References in periodicals archive ?
This abandonment scenario does not raise the same question addressed under the rubric of "constructive possession" by courts when there is a conflict between the finder of a chattel and the owner of the premises where the chattel is found.
Provided you do not fall within the trading rules, the first pounds 6,000 of sale proceeds from a chattel is tax free.
Such additions would have proven to be a worthwhile contribution and these omissions, though not grave, make The Chattel Principle seem imbalanced.
A claim for trespass to chattels arises out of the unauthorized dispossession, use, or interference with the tangible property of another.
The Supreme Court ruled that "Intel's claim fails not because e-mail transmitted through the Internet enjoys unique immunity, but because the trespass to chattels tort .
FSA proposes to remove the requirement for obtaining a real estate or chattel appraisal as part of the application process.
The chattel house owners were (and are) black, and there is an increasing focus on black working-class history -- the Barbados Museum includes an African Gallery, and has inspired excavations of slave sites and the legacy of cultural retentions from Africa.
But courts have historically addressed such questions as who may enter another person's land or use another's chattel (personal property that is tangible, but, unlike land, also portable) under trespass law.
For example, the two laws apply to the sale and leasing of goods, but not to the creation of security interests in or the sale of chattel paper (secured leasing transactions).
Here and there, whites might speak of various ethnic groups or "tribes" of Africans, but with whites various ethnic identities of Africans meant little or nothing regarding the manner in which blacks of all ethnic groups would be labeled "Africans" and reduced to chattel bondage.
Indeed, chattel slavery, which had been suppressed in Sudan by the British, has been "experiencing a great revival" there, writes Eibner, an official with the Zurich-based Christian Solidarity International (CSI).
For two millennia, women have been treated as chattel, while homosexuality has been made to seem a crime, a vice, an illness.
If in doubt, make certain that a piece of equipment is specifically mentioned in the lease as a chattel.
They've done this work from within an oppressive culture that too often views women as little more than chattel, and they've pursued their mission tirelessly despite the risks associated with speaking out against an authoritarian Peruvian government, their own church, and a brutal terrorist organization.