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BAR FEE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. A fee taken by the sheriff, time out of mind, for every prisoner who is acquitted. Bac. Abr. “Extortion.” Abolished by St. 14 Geo. III. c. 2G; 55 Geo. III. c. 50; 8 & 9 Vict. c. 114.


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