Approbate and reprobate legal definition of approbate and reprobate
approbate and reprobate
APPROBATE AND REPROBATE. In Scotland this term is used to signify to approve
and reject. It is a maxim quod approbo non reprobo. For example, if a
testator give his property to A, and give A's property to B, A shall not be
at liberty to approve of the will so far as the legacy is given to him, and
reject it as to the bequest of his property to B in other words, he cannot
approve and reject the will. 1 Bligh. 21; 1 Bell's Com. 146.
References in periodicals archive
'Such decisions can only be reversed by a Court of law, especially when INEC cannot approbate and reprobate
'This is to the disadvantage of any other aspirant in the party who will be 'screened' by a committee that will ultimately report to him, thus upholds the power to approbate and reprobate
'As a matter of fact, the law does not permit EFCC to blow hot and cold at the same time, the same law does not permit the anti-corruption agency to approbate and reprobate
at the same time.