multiple poinding

multiple poinding

(pronounced ‘multiple pinding’) a procedure in Scots law whereby all parties who may be claiming an interest in a given fund, called the fund in medio, can be convened together so that all pleas may be argued in the one process.
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What usually happens in such a case where there is any dispute over ownership, is that the property is held until a sheriff decides in a multiple poinding action.
Unless they change their mind, more court time will be wasted in an action of multiple poinding, and a sheriff will rule on who gets the gold.

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