praecipe quod reddat


praecipe quod reddat
Command him to restore; the name of a writ employed in a common recovery commanding the defendant to restore possession. See 2 Bl Comm 358.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • praecipe quod reddat — /presapiy kwod redat/ Command that he render. A writ directing the defendant to restore the possession of land, employed at the beginning of a common recovery …   Black's law dictionary

  • praecipe — c.1500 (in Magna Carta in Anglo Latin), from L. praecipe, imperative of praecipere to admonish, enjoin, from the opening words of such a writ, praecipe quod reddat enjoin (him) that he render …   Etymology dictionary

  • Subpoena ad testificandum — A subpoena ad testificandum is a court summons to appear and give oral testimony for use at a hearing or trial. The subpoena developed as a creative writ, the writ subpoena , from the Court of Chancery. Writs of many kinds formed the essential… …   Wikipedia


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