namium vetitum

A forbidden distress; that is, an improper or wrongful distress; as where goods or beasts have been distrained, under a pretense of their having done damage, and eloigned, or carried off to places unknown to their owner. See 1 Bl Comm 148.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • namium vetitum — /neymiysm vetotam/ An unjust taking of the cattle of another and driving them to an unlawful place, pretending damage done by them …   Black's law dictionary

  • vetitum namium — /viytstam neymCityam/ L. Lat. Where the bailiff of a lord distrains beasts or goods of another, and the lord forbids the bailiff to deliver them when the sheriff comes to make replevin, the owner of the cattle may demand satisfaction in placitum… …   Black's law dictionary

  • vetitum namium — A forbidden taking a remedy by means of a second or reciprocal distress for a wrongful distress. See 3 Bl Comm 148 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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