re·spon·den·tia /ˌrē-ˌspän-'den-chē-ə/ n [New Latin, from Latin respondent- respondens, present participle of respondere to answer, correspond; from the fact that the loan is only a personal obligation on the part of the borrower who must “answer” for the money]: a loan secured by the goods on one's ship compare bottomry

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

a contract in the maritime law, recognised by many nations, concluded in a foreign port for prepayment of advances made to supply a ship with necessaries secured over the cargo and recorded in a bond of respondentia. See also bottomry, hypothec.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • Respondentia — Re spon*den ti*a (r? sp?n*d?n sh?*?), n. [NL. See {Respondence}.] (Commercial Law) A loan upon goods laden on board a ship. It differs from bottomry, which is a loan on the ship itself. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Respondéntia — (lat.), soviel wie Großaventurhandel (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • respondentia — /respondensh(iy)a/ The hypothecation of the cargo or goods on board a ship as security for the repayment of a loan, the term bottomry being confined to hypothecations of the ship herself; but now the term respondentia is seldom used, and the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • respondentia — re·spon·den·tia …   English syllables

  • respondentia — ˌrēˌspänˈdench(ē)ə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin respondent , respondens + ia y; from the fact that it is only a personal obligation on the borrower who is bound to answer the contract : a loan upon goods laden on a ship conditioned… …   Useful english dictionary

  • respondentia bond — See hypothecation …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • respondentia bond — A maritime hypothecation, technically of cargo, but sometimes covering both ship and cargo, given ordinarily in a foreign port by the master of a vessel by way of security for advances made to supply the necessities of the ship. O Brien v Miller …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Ипотека — (hypothecation) 1. Полномочия банкира, обычно на основе вручения ему залогового письма (letter of hynothecation), продавать товары, которые были ему переданы (cм.: залог (pledge) как залог по займу. Товары, таким образом, передаются как… …   Словарь бизнес-терминов

  • bottomry — bot·tom·ry / bä təm rē/ n [alteration of earlier bottomary, modification of Dutch bodemerij, from bodem bottom, hull, ship]: a contract under which the owner of a ship pledges the ship as collateral for a loan to finance a journey money lent on… …   Law dictionary

  • БОДМЕРЕЯ — BOTTOMRY, RESPONDENTIA. Термин имеет следующие значения1. BOTTOMRY. Ссуда, гарантированная залогом судна.2. RESPONDENTIA. Документ, посредством к рого капитан торгового судна закладывает груз в качестве обеспечения под получаемые в ссуду деньги,… …   Энциклопедия банковского дела и финансов

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