declarator

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declarator

in Scotland, an order of court declaring a party's rights. It cannot be sought as an academic exercise - there must be some real dispute. It is frequently sought as a preliminary to interdict.
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It was something of a shock to him when she raised an action of Declarator of Marriage -- and got a warrant stopping him from leaving the country.
In 1830 William Chambers wrote that Declarator of Marriage actions were `in almost every instance, initiated by women in the lower ranks of life, and especially house servants, against men in better circumstances', and considered `the ease with which they generally establish their point as very injurious'.
It would be naive to consider all the women who raised Declarator of Marriage cases as victims.
104 specification says that these must be qualified with the RECURSIVE declarator.