Definition of INHIBITION


INHIBITION

Scotch law,. A personal prohibition which passes by
letters under the signet, prohibiting the party inhibited to
contract any debt, or do . any deed, by which any part of the lands
may be aliened or carried off, in prejudice of the creditor
inhibiting. Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. B. 2, t. 11, s. 2. See Diligences.

2. In the civil law, the probibition which the law makes, or a
judge ordains to an individual, is called inhibition.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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