Chattel

A thing that a person can possess in physical form; a tangible, moveable asset (for example, a piece of jewellery, a painting or a car and, in some contexts, goods, equipment or machinery). Chattels are sometimes called "choses in possession", to distinguish them from choses in action (www.practicallaw.com/2-107-5828).

For information about how to transfer ownership of chattels in the context of trust assets, see Practice note, Transferring trust assets: Chattels (www.practicallaw.com/5-383-6245).

See also personal chattels (www.practicallaw.com/5-383-4736).

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