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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 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. In Four Books. After the General Method of the Viscount of Stair's Institutions... by Lord Andrew MacDowall Bankton

ADvoCATION is an Incident Aétion; and in civil cases a cause is c.

Google previewDictionary of the Law of Scotland (1826)

by Robert Bell

ADVOCATION is one of the forms of process by which the decision of an inferior court may be brought under the review of the Court 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 William Bell. as inconsistent with it ; § 10. The act comes into operation ...

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 previewDictionary of the Decisions of the Court of Session (1815)

Branch I of Appendix II : Being Decisions Between the Years 1733 and 1754 by Scotland. Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies

ADVOCATION. No. 1. 1734, July 24. MoMRo against M“MILLAN. THE Lords found a cause within 200 merks could not be advocated even upon iniquity, but remitted to the Ordinary to remit ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1892)

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 by John Bouvier

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 ...

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 (1871)

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

ADVOCATION AFFIDAVIT functions, duty, or privilege of an advocate. Du Gauge, A'lrocalia. 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 court.

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Scrabble value of A1D2V4O1C3A1T1I1O1N1

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