induciae

plural noun in·du·ci·ae \ ə̇nˈd(y)üshēˌē \

Definition of induciae

1 :a delay allowed for the performance of a legal obligation: such as
a in Roman, civil, English, or Scots law
(1) or induciae legales \-lə̇ˈgā(ˌ)lēz\ :time granted to a party to appear in answer to a summons or citation
(2) :time granted for the preparation of a case for trial
b in old maritime law :a period of 20 days after the safe arrival of a vessel under bottomry allowed for the sale of the cargo and the payment of the creditor's claim
2 in international law :a truce or cessation of hostilities :armistice

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Origin and Etymology of induciae

Latin induciae, indutiae truce, pause


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