Definition of RESCEIT or RECEIT


RESCEIT or RECEIT

The admission or receiving of a third person
to plead his right in a cause formerly commenced between two other persons; as,
when an action is brought against a tenant for life or years, or any other
particular tenant, and he makes default, in such case the reversioner may move
that he may be received to defend his right, and to plead with the demandant.
Jacob, L. D. h. t. Resceit is also applied to the admittance of a plea, when
the controversy is betweeen the same two persons. Co. Litt. 192; 3 Nels. Ab.
146.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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