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MOLESTATION Definition & Legal Meaning

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In Scotch law. A possessory action calculated for continuing pro- prietors of landed estates in the lawful possession of them till the point of right be determined against all who shall attempt to disturb their possession. It is chiefly used in questions of commonty or of controverted marches. Ersk. Inst. 4, 1, 48.


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