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Definition of the noun advocation

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noun - plural: advocations

  1. [archaic] The act of advocating or pleading.
  2. [British, legal] The right of presenting to a vacant benefice or living in the church.
  3. [Scotland, legal] The process of removing a cause from an inferior court to the supreme court.

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Google previewReports of Cases Before the High Court and Circuit Courts of Justiciary in Scotland (1868)

From June 1852 to December [1867] ... by Scotland. High Court of Justiciary, Alexander Forbes Irvine, Charles Tennant Couper

Advocation is a known form of process, either by itself or in combination with suspension, for obtaining the judgment of the Court in causes depending before inferior Criminal Courts ; in the one case, during the course of the proceedings ; and ...

Google previewCases Decided in the Court of Session, Teind Court, Etc. and House of Lords (1868)

Advocation is a known process in this Court, either by itself, or in combination with suspension. But advocation is a proper process of review, whereas the question raised here is, whether an inferior judicatory is not threatening to overstcp the ...

Google previewAn Institute of the Laws of Scotland in Civil Rights (1752)

With Observations Upon the Agreement Or Diversity Between Them and the Laws of England : After the General Method of the Viscount of Stair's Institutions by Lord Andrew MacDowall Bankton

ADVOCATION is an incident Action; and in civil cases a cause is by it craved to be removed to the court of scffion, to be discust by them, or remitth to the same inferior court, with instructions, or to other ...

Google previewThe Scots Revised Reports, [Court of Session] (1906)

Faculty Collection, 1807-1825 by Scotland. Court of Session

Advocation is a competent remedy where the party opposes ; Erskine, b. iii. tit. 8, sect. 60 ; and it cannot fail to be equally competent where a party, having similar interest, opposes. Advocation is not only competent on account of the iniquity or ...

Google previewThe Criminal Law of Scotland (1892)

by Andrew Macbeth Anderson

Advocation is a common law mode of review. - (2.) Suspension, or Suspension and Liberation.

Google previewPractical notes on the Jurisdiction and Forms of Process in Civil Causes of the Sheriff Courts of Scotland. Second edition, with ... alterations and additions, etc (1868)

by John MACGLASHAN (Solicitor.), Hugh BARCLAY

Advocation is a proceeding by which ...

Google previewA Dictionary and Digest of the Law of Scotland, with Short Explanations of the Most Ordinary English Law Terms (1861)

by William Bell

Advocation is a form of process, the object of which is to remove a cause from an Inferior to the Supreme Court, in order that a judgment pronounced in the inferior court may be reviewed, ...

Google previewDictionary of the Law of Scotland (1826)

by Robert Bell, William Bell, Sir John Skene

ADVOCATION is one of the forms of process by which the decision of an inferior court may be brought under the review of the CouTt of Session. This is done by presenting a bill to the Lord Ordinary on the Bills, stating the circumstances of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary and Digest of the Law of Scotland (1838)

With Short Explanations of the Most Ordinary English Law Terms. To which is Added a Supplement, Containing an Analysis of the Court of Session Act, the Advocation and Suspension Act, the Diligence Act, and the Entail Excambion Act by William Bell

To which is Added a Supplement, Containing an Analysis of the Court of Session Act, the Advocation and Suspension Act, the Diligence Act, and the Entail Excambion Act ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

advocacy; advocation. The first is the art or work of an advocate; the second was formerly ...

Google previewBell's Dictionary and Digest of the Law of Scotland (1890)

by Robert Bell, William Bell, George Watson

ADVOCATION, [to Court of Session, a form of process, formerly in use, by which a cause was removed from an inferior to the supreme court, in order that a judgment pronounced in the inferior ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union (2004)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

ADVOCATION, in the Scotch law.

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union: With References to the Civil and other Systems of Foreign Law (1868)

By John Bouvier. I by John Bouvier

ADVOCATION 96 AFFIDAVIT functions, duty, or privilege of an advocate. Du Cange, Advocaiia. ADVOCATION. In Scotch Law. The removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior court by virtue of a writ or warrant issuing from the superior ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

advocacy; ✳advocation. The first is the art or work of an advocate; the second was formerly ...

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