CEASE - Black's Law Dictionary

What is CEASE? Definition of CEASE in Black's Law Dictionary - Legal dictionary - Glossary of legal terms.

To stop; to become extinct; to pass away; to come to an end. MacDonald v. /Etna Indemnity Co., 90 Conn. 226, 96 A. 926, 927; Martin v. Gray, 193 Ark. 32, 97 S.W. 439, 441. Suspend or forfeit. Marks v. La Guardia, Sup., 31 N.Y.S.2d 336, 350. A cessation of activity. Huasteca Petroleum Co. v. Cia de Navegacao Lloyd Brasileiro, D.C.N.Y., 297 F. 318, 321; In re Simpson, 62 Cal.App. 549, 217 P. 789, 790.

City of Macon v. Bunch, 156 Ga. 27, 118 S.E. 769, held that a city detective, by being kept in jail for 31 days to answer an indictment, did not cease to perform the duties of his office so as to cause a vacancy therein.

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