In Scotch law. A habit which debtors who are set free on a ccssiobonorum are obliged to wear, unless in the summons and process of ccssio it be libeled,PUB tained, and proved that the bankruptcy proeieds from misfortune. And bankruptsare condemned to submit to the habit, even where no suspicion of fraud lies againstthem, if they have been dealers in an illicit trade. Ersk. Prin. 4, 3, 13.

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