ARRESTMENT - Black's Law Dictionary

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

In Scotch law. Securing a criminal's person till trial, or that of a debtor till he give security judicio sisti. The order of a judge, by which he who is debtor in a movable obligation to the arrester's debtor is prohibited to make pay: ment or delivery till the debt due to the arrester be paid or secured. Erskine, Inst. 3. 6. 1; 1. 2. 12.

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