Cessavit vs Cessor - What's the difference?

cessavit | cessor |


As nouns the difference between cessavit and cessor

is that cessavit is (uk|legal|obsolete) a writ given by statute to recover lands when the tenant has for two years failed to perform the conditions of his tenure while cessor is (legal) in english law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.

cessavit

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (UK, legal, obsolete) A writ given by statute to recover lands when the tenant has for two years failed to perform the conditions of his tenure.
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    cessor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) In English law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.
  • (obsolete) One who determined the amount of a cess; an assessor.
  • References

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