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WRIT OF DELIVERY Definition & Legal Meaning

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A writ of execution employed to enforce a judgment for thedelivery of chattels. It commands the sheriff to cause the chattels mentioned in the writto be returned to the person who has obtained the judgment; and. if the chattelscannot be found, to distrain the person against whom the judgment was given until hereturns them. Smith, Act. 175; Sweet.


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