precept

noun

  • Procedural Law and Evidence
  • The Practice of Law
  • Tax Law

Definitions of precept

  • an order, writ, or warrant etc issued by a legal authority

    Precepts such as writ of assistance are issued in the name of the state, a court, or judicial officer.

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