What is DENUNCIATION?

In the civil law. The act by which an individual informs apublic officer, whose duty It Is to prosecute offenders, that a crime has beencommitted. In Scotch practice. The act by which a person is declared to be a rebel, who hasdisobeyed the charge given on letters of horning. Bell.

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