Definition of SUSPENSION,


SUSPENSION,

Scotch law. That form of law by which the effect of
a sentence-condemnatory, that has not yet received execution, is stayed or
postponed, till the cause be again considered. Ersk. Prin. L. Scotl. 4, 3, 5.
Suspension is competent also, even where there is no decree, for putting a stop
to any illegal act whatsoever. Id. 4, 3, 7.


2. Letters of suspension bear the form of a summons, which contains a
warrant to cite the charger, Ib.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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