direito plantonista (+ other term)

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08:42 Jan 18, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
Portuguese term or phrase: direito plantonista (+ other term)
Set of documents on land in Amazon.
Dr XX Juiz de Direito Plantonista das Varas de Familia e Juizado de menores da capital do Estado etc.

Online found ref. to Direito de plantao -- but what is it. The usage I'm must familiar with is being em plantao, on duty (military or police).
Info appreciated
Phil B
pberrymn


Summary of answers provided
nacomment re 'squatters' rights'
xxxLia Fail
naI am guessing that this refers to land-owning rights.
Luis Luis


  

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3 hrs
I am guessing that this refers to land-owning rights.


Explanation:
Dr. XXX, judge for Land Disputes...(?)

Regards.
Luis M. Luis

Luis Luis
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4 hrs
comment re 'squatters' rights'


Explanation:
Maybe I'm off the mark, but the previous contributor's answer brought to mind - squatters' rights. This term pre-dates the more modern connotations of 'squatters'. It's a concept of law, whereby after X number of years (varies from country to country), a person may acquire certain rights (even possibly ownership) of property, from the mere fact of having occupied the property all those year, although the person may haçve no documents (Amazon natives?)

Also called to mind is the Spanish 'plantarse' which means to 'stay/stay put'

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