Definition of HABERE FACIAS SEISINAM


HABERE FACIAS SEISINAM

practice, remedies. The name of a writ of
execution, used in most real actions, by which the sheriff is directed that
he cause the demandant to have seisin of the lands which he has recovered.
3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3374.


2. This writ may be taken out at any time within a year and day after
judgment. It is to be executed nearly in the same manner as the writ of
habere facias possessionem, and, for this purpose, the officer may break
open the outer door of a house to deliver seisin to the demandant. 5 Co. 91
b; Com. Dig. Execution, E; Wats. Off. of Sheriff, 238. The name of this
writ is abbreviated hab. fac. seis. Vide Bingh. on Exec. 115, 252; Bac. Ab.
h. t.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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