sequestrator


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

sequestrator

an officer of the court responsible for effecting a SEQUESTRATION (1).

SEQUESTRATOR. One to whom a sequestration is made.
     2. A depositary of this kind cannot exonerate himself from the care of the thing sequestered in his hands, unless for some cause rendering it indispensable that he should resign his trust. Louis. Code, art. 2947. See Stakeholder. Sequestrators are also officers appointed by a court of chancery, and named in a writ of sequestration. As to their powers and duties, see 2 Madd. Ch. Pr. 205, 6; Blake's Ch. Pr. 103; Newl. Ch. Pr. 18, 19; 1 Harr. Ch. 191.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Information gleaned from this dirty-tricks operation was used to track down and seize the union's money when it was spirited abroad to avoid court-appointed sequestrators.
As regards corruption, embezzlement and illegal enrichment, he affirmed that receivers or sequestrators had been appointed to head all the companies owned by the ousted President's relatives so that their staff might not lose their jobs.
Because of Mr van Hoogstraten's failure to pay costs, the judge barred him, until he pays up, from pursuing a claim that pounds 1 million of his assets had been seized unlawfully by sequestrators during earlier stages of the legal dispute.
Because of Mr van Hoogstraten's failure to pay costs, the judge barred him, until he pays up, from pursuing a claim that pounds 1m of his assets had been seized unlawfully by sequestrators during earlier stages of the complex dispute.
The decisions of the Court of Appeal today open the door for Mr van Hoogstraten to recover his very substantial costs, damages and compensation from the Raja family, the sequestrators and others in a series of legal actions to be commenced,' a statement by his solicitor read.
Glancy, who sang on Smalltown Boy, which reached No3 in 1984, was banned from taking out credit without the permission of the sequestrators.