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ALLOCATO COMITATU Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English practice. In proceedings in outlawry, when there were but two county courts holden between the delivery of the writ of exigi facias to the sheriff and its return, a special exigi facias, with an allocato com- itatu issued to the sheriff in order to complete the proceedings. See EXIGENT.

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