decree nisi
decree nisi
A provisional decision of the Court that does not have absolute effect until certain conditions are met. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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  • decree nisi — see decree Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. decree nisi n. A condit …   Law dictionary

  • decree nisi — ► NOUN (pl. decrees nisi) English Law ▪ an order by a court of law that states the date on which a marriage will end, unless a good reason to prevent a divorce is produced. ORIGIN Latin nisi «unless» …   English terms dictionary

  • decree nisi — noun a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑decree, ↑edict, ↑fiat, ↑order, ↑rescript * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Decree nisi — A decree nisi (from the Latin nisi, meaning unless ) is a court order that does not have any force until such time that a particular condition is met, such as a subsequent petition to the court or the passage of a specified period of time.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • decree nisi — UK [dɪˌkriː ˈnaɪsaɪ] / US [dɪˌkrɪ ˈnaɪˌsaɪ] noun [countable] Word forms decree nisi : singular decree nisi plural decrees nisi legal British an order made by a court of law that says a marriage will end on a particular date unless someone can… …   English dictionary

  • decree nisi — [[t]dɪkri͟ː na͟ɪsaɪ[/t]] decrees nisi N COUNT: usu sing A decree nisi is an order made by a court which states that a divorce must take place at a certain time in the future unless a good reason is produced to prevent this …   English dictionary

  • decree nisi — decree ni|si [dıˌkri: ˈnaısaı] n [singular] BrE an order by a court of law that a marriage will end at a particular time in the future unless there is a good reason not to end it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • decree nisi — noun (plural decrees nisi) English Law an order by a court of law stating the date on which a marriage will end unless a good reason not to grant a divorce is produced. Origin C19: L. nisi unless …   English new terms dictionary

  • decree nisi — /nuy suy/, Law. a decree, esp. of divorce, that will become absolute at a later date. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • decree nisi — noun a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; it becomes absolute at some later date unless cause is shown why it should not …   Wiktionary

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