lex Silia (leks sil-ee-<<schwa>>). [Latin] Roman law. A law providing for personal actions for a fixed sum of money; specif., a law from perhaps 250 B.C. introducing the legis actio per condictionem to claim a fixed sum of money. LEX SITUS

lex situs (leks sI-t<<schwa>>s). [Law Latin] The law of the place where property is located. — Also termed lex loci rei sitae. See Restatement (Second) of Conflict of Laws §§ 222 et seq. (1971).

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