in the Scots law of diligence or legal enforcement, the doctrine that once an action has commenced the property involved should not be dealt with in such a way that the purpose of the action is defeated. More reliable methods are often used, such as arrestment on the dependence or interdict.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
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