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inhibitionin the context of registered land, an entry on the register prohibiting (either for a specified period or until the occurrence of a stated event or until further order) any or some specified dealing with the land.
In the Scots law of diligence or legal enforcement, a prohibition on a debtor preventing him dealing with his heritable property. It is recorded in the Register of Inhibitions and Adjudication, so ought to be known to the world at large. It does not prevent the carrying through of obligations established before it was effected.
INHIBITION, Scotch law,. A personal prohibition which passes by letters
under the signet, prohibiting the party inhibited to contract any debt, or
do . any deed, by which any part of the lands may be aliened or carried off,
in prejudice of the creditor inhibiting. Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. B. 2, t. 11, s.
2. See Diligences.
2. In the civil law, the prohibition which the law makes, or a judge ordains to an individual, is called inhibition.
INHIBITION, Eng. law. The name of a writ which forbids a judge from further proceeding in a cause depending before him; it is in the nature of a prohibition. T. de la Ley; F. N. B. 39.