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Definition of the noun declinature

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noun - plural: declinatures

  1. The act of declining or refusing.

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Google previewThe Institutions of the Law of Scotland, Deduced from Its Originals and with the Civil, Canon, and Feudal Nations and with the Customs of Neighbouring Nations (1832)


The first common dilatory defence comprehends all declinators, according to Declinature is a that common axiom in all nations, Primus actus judicii est judicis approbato-onmon dilatory rius. This defence extends to all judges supreme and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Law of Scotland (1815)

Intended for the Use of the Public at Large, as Well as of the Profession by Robert Bell, Sir John Skene

DECLINATURE. This 13 the technical expression by which a party objects to the jurisdiction of a judge. A judge may be declined as incompetent to decide that particular case, as the Court of Session in cases purely maritime, inferior- courts in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

declination; declinature; declension. All three words are used in denoting the act of courteously refusing, but declination now ...

Google previewA Handbook of Sheriff Court Styles, Designations of Parties and Pleas in Law Arranged in Dictionary Form (1883)

With Notes, Authorities, Chapters on Pleading and Appendix of Motions, Minutes, Agents' Accounts and Other Incidental Matters by Sir John M'Kie Lees

declinature be a matter of material importance to him, and raise a question of difficulty, the Sheriff- Substitute will probably, if so requested, and if the deelinature be supported by the other side, pronounce a written order and grant leave of ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

declination; ✳declinature; ✳declension. All three words are used in denoting the act ...

Google previewSupplement to the Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... (1825)

by John Jamieson

DECLINATURE, DEcLINAToR, s. An act by which the jurisdiction of any judge, or court, is declined ; a term used both in civil and in ecclesiastical courts, S. “ Declinature is founded, 3dly, ratione suspectijudicis, where either the judge himself, ...

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Declinature Meaning

Video shows what declinature means. The act of declining or refusing.. The legal privilege of a party, in certain circumstances, to decline the jurisdiction of a ...

Scrabble value of D2E1C3L1I1N1A1T1U1R1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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