in Scottish procedure, a judge makes avizandum or takes a case to avizandum ('advising') when he wants to think about it. The same terms is used of a court made up of more than a single judge. It is similar to the English cur. adv. vult.

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  • Avizandum — (from Late Lat. avizare , to consider ), a Scots law term; the judge makes avizandum with a cause, i.e. takes time to consider his judgment.References*1911 …   Wikipedia

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  • avizandum — n. Sc. Law a period of time for further consideration of a judgement. Etymology: med.L, gerund of avizare consider (as ADVISE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad avizandum — /ad a vi zanˈdəm or a vēˈzänˈdŭm/ (Scots law; Latin) for further consideration; see ↑avizandum …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cur. adv. vult — abbreviation for curia advisari vult, the court wishes to be advised . It can be seen in the law reports and signifies that the court is thinking about its decision. In Scotland, the court makes avizandum. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart …   Law dictionary

  • judgement reserved — A decision delayed after the close of a trial (in Scotland, ‘avizandum made’) • • • Main Entry: ↑judge judgement reserved see under ↑judge • • • Main Entry: ↑reserve …   Useful english dictionary

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