order nisi
order nisi
A judgment or decree that will become final on a particular date unless set aside or invalidated by certain specified contingencies. In mortgage foreclosure actions, it is the order of the Court which accelerates the amount due under the mortgage document. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)

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  • order nisi — An order of court which is to become absolute and effective unless cause is shown why it should not become so, or unless some condition specified by the court shall not have been complied with or performed …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • order nisi — court directive which asks of the public authority being sued to give reasons and explanations for its actions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nisi — ni·si / nī ˌsī, nē sē/ adj [Latin, unless]: taking effect at a later specified time unless previously modified or avoided by cause shown, further proceedings, or a condition fulfilled an order nisi compare absolute Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of …   Law dictionary

  • order — A mandate; precept; command or direction authoritatively given; rule or regulation. Brady v. Interstate Commerce Commission, D.C.W.Va., 43 F.2d 847, 850. Direction of a court or judge made or entered in writing, and not included in a judgment,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • nisi order — See order nisi …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Nisi — Ni si, conj. [L.] Unless; if not; used mostly in law. [1913 Webster] Note: In legal proceedings, this word is used to indicate that any order, etc., shall take effect at a given time, unless before that time the order, etc., in modified, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nisi prius — Nisi Ni si, conj. [L.] Unless; if not; used mostly in law. [1913 Webster] Note: In legal proceedings, this word is used to indicate that any order, etc., shall take effect at a given time, unless before that time the order, etc., in modified, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Order of Preachers —     Order of Preachers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Preachers     As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • nisi — [nī′sī΄] conj. [L < ne , not (see NO1) + si, if (see SO1)] unless: used in law after decree, order, etc. to indicate that it shall take permanent effect at a specified time unless cause is shown why it should not, or unless it is changed by… …   English World dictionary

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