Ballentine’s Law Dictionary With Pronunciations by William S. Anderson

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Service in the Armed Forces, not necessarily in combat or in the movement of troops preparatory to an engagement. 57 Am J1st Wills § 663. The distinguishing feature of active service is not exposure to the assaults of the enemy; it is service by one called to perform duty in contrast to readiness to serve or training for duty prior to the time that one is called from civilian life or from the reserve. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1204. active trust. A trust which maintains the legal estate in the trustee, to enable him to perform the duties devolved on him by the donor, and gives the cestui que trust only a right in equity to enforce the per[22] formance of the trust.

Ad computandum. See capias ad computandum. ad concordiam publicam promovendam. To promote the public peace. See 4 Bl Comm 425. ad consentiendum. In consequence of consent. See 1 BI Comm 168. ad consulendum. To consult. ad consulendum, ad defendendum regem. For counselling and for defending the king. See 1 Bl Comm 227. ad credulitare. To clear one's self of a criminal charge by denial under oath. See purgation. ad crumenam. To the purse. See argumenturn ad crumenam. ad culpa. Until misconduct. ad curiam.

See active service. actual settler. As applied to settlers upon the public lands of the United States, a settlement completed by the settler and not a contemplated or possible settlement of an applicant for settlement. The term implies an actual habitation established on some specific parcel of the land. Oregon & C. R. Co. v United States, 238 US 393, 432, 434, 59 L Ed 1360, 1395, 35 S Ct 908. The residence required in order to qualify one as an actual settler must be continuous and personal. 42 Am J1st Pub L § 22.

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