attach

(redirected from attaches)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

attach

to arrest or take a person or property with lawful authority; see ATTACHMENT.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

TO ATTACH, crim. law, practice. To an attachment for contempt for the non- take or apprehend by virtue of the order of a writ or precept, commonly called an attachment. It differs from an arrest in this, that he who arrests a man, takes him to a person of higher power to be disposed of; but be who attaches, keeps the party attached, according to the exigency of his writ, and brings him into court oh the day assigned. Kitch. 279; Bract. lib. 4; Fleta, lib. 5, c. 24; 17 S. & R. 199.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
Iranian attaches are also supposed to try and keep the basic job opportunities for Iranian labors.
He also pointed out that Iran has just three labor attaches in Australia, Qatar and Kuwait at present.
Al Abri also pointed out that the e-system was created after field visits to various cultural attaches offices, during which the work system of the attaches' office was analysed so that e-systems of a unified central system that meets various needs could be created.
Angara said that the countries where welfare attaches would be established would depend on the information to be gathered from the DFA, OWWA, POEA and other independent labor organizations that are focused on the needs of migrant workers.