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PARTE NON COMPARENTE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat The party not having appeared. The condition of a cause called “default” Parte qnacnmqne integrante sul;lata, tollitur totum. An integral part being taken away, the whole is taken away. 8 Coke, 41. Partem aliquam recte intelligere nemo potest, anteqnam totnm, itcrnm at- que iterum, perlegerit. 3 Coke, 52. No one can rightly understand any part until he has read the whole again and again.


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