Non joinder

NON JOINDER, pleading, practice. The omission of some one of the persons who ought to have been made a plaintiff or defendant along with others is called a non joinder.
     2. In actions upon contracts, where the contract has been made, with several, if their interest were joint, they must all, if living, join in the action for its breach. 8 S., & R. 308; 10 S. & R. 257; Minor, 167; Hardin, 508. In such case the non joinder must be pleaded in abatement. Id.; 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 2749.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Interim stay orders, misjoinder and non joinder of necessary parties, appointment of local commissioners and non payment of court fee should be decided within three months.

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