Mediate Possession Law and Legal Definition

Mediate possession refers to the possession of a thing through someone else such as an agent. In mediate possession, there is a direct possessor as well as a mediate possessor. For example, if “A” purchases a car himself/herself, then “A” acquires direct possession of the same. Whereas, if “A” send his/her servant to buy the car for him/her, then “A” acquires mediate possession through his/her servant until the servant gives the car to “A”.