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Salaried employee

Employee whose employment is regulated by the Danish Salaried Employees Act, cf. section 1 of the Danish Salaried Employees Act.

Sale A mutual agreement to transfer an asset against payment or for a consideration.

Sale between merchants Sale between merchants in the ordinary course of business, cf. section 4 of the Danish Sale of Goods Act.

Sale of specific goods Sale of specific goods – in contrast to sale of generic goods where the goods sold are specified by their nature.

Sale where the buyer is to collect the goods A contract according to which the buyer is to collect the goods purchased, cf. section 9 of the Danish Sale of Goods Act.

Secured creditor A creditor of an insolvent estate, who is entitled to demand delivery of a specific effect from the insolvent estate without taking account of the other creditors of the estate. An example of a secured creditor is a seller who has reserved ownership

Self-help When a person - illegally – takes action him/herself.

Seller’s mortgage Mortgage issued by the seller in connection with a sale of real property.

Sentimental value A value that does not concern the market value of the effect. For example, the market value of household effects may be virtually nil but the effects may have a sentimental value for the beneficiaries of a deceased person.

Separate children A married person’s children by a person other than his or her spouse.

Separate property Separate property can be determined by the spouses’ marriage contract, by will or by a deed of gift, cf. sections 28 and 28a of the Danish Legal Effects of Marriage Act. Separate property means that effects which are separate property are not to be divided with the spouse in case of a legal separation or a divorce. Nor is it to be divided with the spouse’s beneficiaries in case of the spouse’s death. Separate property not subject to division in case of legal separation or divorce (‘Skilsmissesæreje’) refers to separate property in case of the spouses’ legal separation/divorce but becomes community property on the death of either spouse, cf. section 28(1), no. 1, of the Danish Legal Effects of Marriage Act. Separate property in respect of the estate of the surviving spouse (‘Kombinationssæreje’) becomes community property if you die and separate property on the death of your spouse, cf. section 28(2) of the Danish Legal Effects of Marriage Act.

Separate property in respect of the estate of the surviving spouse (‘Kombinationssæreje’) This is normally a kind of separate property where the statutory share of community property becomes community property on the person’s own death and separate property on the spouse’s death, cf. section 28(2) of the Danish Legal Effects of Marriage Act.

Separate property not subject to division in case of legal separation or divorce (‘skilsmissesæreje’) Matrimonial property regime, under which the spouses’ assets are separate property in case of the spouses’ legal separation/divorce but community property in the event of the death of either spouse, cf. section 28(1), no. 1, of the Danish Legal Effects of Marriage Act.
Serial loan Loan where the amount of the repayments is the same throughout the repayment of the loan.

Service Notice – for example, of a writ of summons, judgment or notice convening a court hearing. Service is made by a writ server, the police or the postal services delivering the information or notice convening the hearing.

Set-off Payment of debt by set-off means that the debtor pays his/her own debt by an amount due to him/her from the creditor.

Settlement An agreement between two parties. If the settlement is made during a court hearing, it is called a court settlement.

Settlement date The date on which mortgage repayments are to be made.

Settlement date payment Payment according to a mortgage.

Settlement in court

Where the parties to a civil action make a settlement in court. This is entered in the court registry and has the same effect as a judgment.


 

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