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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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It replaces this paper license here and the need to have seven collated copies of the support documentation.
It effortlessly connected to my ISP's Usenet server, collated a list of groups and let me view selected groups, preview images and then download them to my heart's content.
Their analysis, which collated 600,000 measurements of tree diameters, indicates that South American forests are taking in 0.3 to 0.9 Gt of carbon a year, about the same amount lost through deforestation.
Bundled like a carefully collated testament to both land development and esthetic production, the pages were stacked on the floor--only the top piece and the shaggy edges of the sheets beneath were visible.
A single command for each building or entity results in a comprehensive, cohesive report packet with table of contents, reports, appendixes, and other required materials, printed in page order and collated.
The information may then be collated, compared with the foundry's operations plan, the effects assessed and decisions confidently made as to any corrective actions needed.
'Kabba is our senatorial headquarters but they collated in Lokoja, in the process they stopped over along the way and they manipulated the result and changed figures, they changed the result in such a manner that one could see that something went wrong.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the result of the 2019 elections will be collated and transmitted manually.
The British singles charts were first compiled in 1952, when music paper NME collated sales of records at a handful of music shops.
Leading collated (Gbr and Irl unless stated, par 72):135Simon Dyson 66 69; 137 Paul McGinley 68 69,Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spa) 71 66; 138 Jean- Franco is Lucquin(Fra) 72 66, Greg Hanrahan (USA) 67 71,Alex Cejka (Ger) 68 70,Adam Groom (Aus) 69 69; 139 Lian-Wei Zhang (Chn) 70 69,Marcus Both (Aus) 68 71, Greg Norman (Aus) 67 72.
The results will be collated and used later this year as part of the union's Health and Housing Campaign.