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SEPTENNIAL ACT Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

In English law. The statute 1 Geo. I. St. 2, c. 3S. The act by which a parliament has continuance for seven years, and no longer, unless sooner dissolved; as it always has, in fact, been since tbe passing of the act. Wharton. BL.LAW DICT.(2D ED.)

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