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COLLATION, descents. A term used in the laws of Louisiana. Collation -of goods is the supposed or real return to the mass of the succession, which an heir makes of the property he received in advance of his share or otherwise, in order that such property may be divided, together with the other effects of the succession. Civil Code of Lo. art. 1305.
     2. As the object of collation is to equalize the heirs, it follows that those things are excluded from collation, which the heir acquired by an onerous title from the ancestor, that is, where he gave a valuable consideration for them. And upon the same principle, if a co-heir claims no share of the estate, he is not bound to collate. Qui non vult hereditatem, non cogitur ad collationem. See Id. art. 1305 to 1367; And @Hotchpot.

COLLATION, eccl. law. The act by which the bishop, who has the bestowing of a benefice, gives it to an incumbent. T. L.

COLLATION, practice. The comparison of a copy with its original, in order to ascertain its correctness and conformity; the report of the officer who made the comparison, is also called a collation.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Collate makes life easier for anyone who likes to scan documents because if a page misfeeds or is scanned out of order, the user can simply use Collate to add the missing page or rearrange the document without having to rescan the entire document.
We designed the COLLATE system to account for special requirements and significant work processes of user groups from the humanities, particularly those working with historic material documenting cultural heritage.
'We care also at the tribunal to let the world know that PDP didn't win the election, what they succeeded in doing is to manipulate the system, while we were waiting in Kabba, the senatorial headquarters, which was part of the ruling of the federal high court, they took the bypass and went to Lokoja to collate, on their way to Lokoja they stopped over and manipulated the result.
Scan & Collate was launched in 2007, with what it described as a "unique proposition for its customers."
What we want that India should collate concrete and foolproof information on the rumours before raising the issue it with Pakistan," a senior diplomatic source said.
In short, Poliziano had successfully sought out an exceptional group of manuscripts against which to collate Banco rari 379.
Media World's website aims to collate information-technology and telecommunications news from around the world and gather it at one website.
He said:' INEC has already prepared certificates of return for constituencies that it is yet to collate as planned, going by even their own schedule.
And backed by a pounds 100,000 funding package, Scan & Collate plans to create 40 jobs in three years as it rolls out its service across the UK.
The former states that "Ascot's Friday card was the first time in 20 years that SIS did not collate the SP".
This unit is used to automatically collate cartoned products in groups to form either a bundle suitable for distribution or to provide a retail multipack.