ad inquirendum

A common-law writ commanding an inquiry or investigation.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • ad inquirendum — /ad in kwīr enˈdəm or in kwēr enˈdŭm/ (law) noun The name of a writ commanding an inquiry ORIGIN: LL, literally, for making inquiry …   Useful english dictionary

  • nomen inquirendum — a name which should be investigated. Abbreviated as nom. inq …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • nomen inquirendum — The scientific name is subject to investigation …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • genus inquirendum — (Subclass Copepoda): An inadequately characterised genus [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

  • ad inquirendum — /abd iijkwarendam/ To inquire; a writ of inquiry; a judicial writ, commanding inquiry to be made of anything relating to a cause pending in court …   Black's law dictionary

  • ad melius inquirendum — /asd miyliyas inkwarendam/ A writ directed to a coroner commanding him to hold a second inquest …   Black's law dictionary

  • melius inquirendum — /miyl(i)yas inkwarendam/ To be better inquired into. In old English law, the name of a writ commanding a further inquiry respecting a matter; as, after an imperfect inquisition in proceedings in outlawry, to have a new inquest as to the value of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ad melius inquirendum — A writ ordering a further inquest …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Assignavimus vos justitiarios nostros, ad inquirendum — Assigned to make inquiry. See assizes …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • melius inquirendum — To be better inquired into,–an ancient writ ordering a further inquiry into a matter …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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