Verb(1) levy a distress on(2) confiscate by distress(3) legally take something in place of a debt payment
(1) Counsel then argues that the defendant did not convert because since he did not distrain , he was not the seller of the property.(2) The lessor should be paid in full, or be allowed to distrain .(3) legislation has restricted the right to distrain goods found upon the premises(4) legislation has restricted the right to distrain goods found on the premises(5) The Inland Revenue, as a distrainer , will become a preferential creditor in the sum of the sale proceeds.(6) In the event of distrainment , confiscation or other disposition by third parties, the Purchaser is to notify us hereof immediately.(7) The manuscript adds that an attempt by the Duchess to prevent Lord and Lady Harley from distraining tenants who did not pay their rent has been thrown out of court.(8) Only if the equitable lease prevailed would the landlord's action in distraining be proper.(9) The complaining landowner may also distrain the livestock to secure payment of the damages, including a reasonable cost for the distrainment (feed, pasture rent, etc.).(10) Besides imprisonment punishment, economic ones like asset distrainment need to be strengthened.(11) CT will naturally continue to use the services of distrainers in the future.(12) The distrainment of the goods of a tenant (in lieu of rent) or the eviction of tenants for non-payment of rent were not altogether uncommon in certain periods.(13) The distrainer [ie., BI] has not provided any money to the petitioner, or for that matter any guarantee in respect of the above-mentioned expenses.(14) There are some horrors in Rose's memories and the distrainment of a poor household's meagre possessions is hardly cheerful.(15) Having distrained upon the plaintiff's goods, the inventory prepared fell short of being meticulous.(16) The new appointments raised the number of court distrainers to 119.
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