actual possession

noun

Definitions of actual possession

the fact of having something in your direct physical control

The high court explained that Kendall did not have actual possession of the marijuana because he never had direct physical control of the contraband.

you are in actual possession of something if you are carrying with you or physically holding or occupying it

On the Termination Date, Lessee shall vacate and thereby surrender legal and actual possession of the B-4 and B-5 Premises.