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Thailand related terms (legal and practical).

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Land Registry
the government department where they register the ownership, possession or other rights in property (land) in Thailand
Author - Thailand Lawyer Online
Last Will
The most recent legal document or declaration made by which a person expresses his or her wishes as to how his or her property is to be distributed at death (in Thailand pursuant Thai succession laws) and names one or more persons and optional appoints an executor to administrate the estate until its distribution.
Author - Thailand Lawyer Online
Synonyms - last will and testament, wills,
lease

is a contract whereby a person, called the letter (lessor), agrees to let another person, called the tenant (lessee), have the use or benefit of a property for a limited period of time and rental payments are made periodically by the tenant (section 537 civil and commercial code)

Author - Thailand Lawyer Online
Synonyms - tenancy, rental,
Leasehold
contractual arrangement meaning that you have a lease with the owner to use and occupy his real property (land and/or house, condo apartment) for a fixed period of time with an up-front paid rent (in Thailand (under Thai law) tenancy agreement or rental agreement have the same meaning and are governed by the same laws).
Author - Thailand Lawyer Online
Synonyms - lease agreement
Lèse majesté

lèse-majesté (French language) in legal terms term meaning in Thailand a crime, insult, offence against the dignity of the King, the Queen, the Heir-apparent or the Regent punishable with imprisonment of three to fifteen years pursuant to the Thailand Penal Code.

Author - Thailand Lawyer Online
Letter of Confirmation

In this respect the Thai English language document required and supplied by the Land Department in Thailand for a land purchase by a Thai national married to a foreigner specifying the (Thai) source of the funds for the acquisition.

Author - Thailand Lawyer Online
loan agreement

contract between a borrower and a lender of money detailing the conditions for a loan

Author - Thailand Lawyer Online