multiple poinding

multiple poinding
(pronounced multiple pinding) a procedure in Scots law whereby all parties who may be claiming an interest in a given fund, called the fund in medio, can be convened together so that all pleas may be argued in the one process.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • multiple poinding — Double distress,–a Scotch proceeding akin to the modern interpleader, whereby a person in possession of money or goods may have the same distributed to the various claimants who are entitled thereto …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • interpleader — in·ter·plead·er 1 /ˌin tər plē dər/ n [Anglo French enterpleder, from enterpleder, verb]: a proceeding by which a person compels parties making the same claim against him or her to litigate the matter between themselves see also bill in the… …   Law dictionary

  • multiplepoinding — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: multiple (I) + poinding Scots law : a proceeding brought by one having in his possession money or goods belonging to another to which two or more persons make claim …   Useful english dictionary

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