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Lien

(n) Lien is the authority of the person holding or otherwise in custody or control of an article or property, rights etc, to use them for recovering the amount payable to him by the owner of such assets, property or rights. There are different type and functional lien like a landlords lien on the property of tenant left over the rented property. Lien other than government lien is enforceable in the order its occurrence

 
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