act of adjournal

plural acts of adjournal

Definition of act of adjournal

Scots law
: one of various ordinances issued by the Court of Justiciary for regulating the procedure in that court and the inferior criminal courts usually plural

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First Known Use of act of adjournal

1749, in the meaning defined above

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“Act of adjournal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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