ARRESTEE - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ARRESTEE? Definition of ARRESTEE in Black's Law Dictionary

In Scotch law. The person in whose hands, the movables of another, or a debt due to another, are arrested by the creditor of the latter by the process of arrestment. 2 Kames, Eq. 173, 175.

If, in contempt of the arrestment, he make payment of the sum or deliver the goods arrested to the common debtor, he is not only liable criminally for breach of the arrestment, but he must pay the debt again to the arrester ; Erskine, Inst. 3, 6, 6.

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