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Debtors (Scotland) Act 1838

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XIVWarrant by concurring Sheriff Clerk to imprison.

And be it enacted, That where the Debtor or Obligant shall have been charged on a Warrant of Concurrence and the Execution recorded in the Books of the concurring Court, the Extract and Execution, with the Certificate of Registration, and a Minute in Terms of the said Schedule (Number 4.) hereunto annexed (or as near thereto as Circumstances will permit) endorsed thereon, may be presented either in the Bill Chamber subscribed by a Writer to the Signet, or in the Court of the concurring Sheriff subscribed by a Procurator of Court, praying for Authority to imprison as aforesaid ; and if there be no lawful Cause to the contrary, the Bill Chamber Clerk or Sheriff Clerk (as the Case may be) shall grant Authority accordingly by writing thereon this Deliverance, " Fiat ut petitur," dating and subscribing the same ; and it shall thereupon be lawful to open shut and lockfast Places, search for, take, apprehend, and imprison, in manner herein-before provided.

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