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ACT ON PETITION

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 161 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACT ON PETITION, the term for a part of the procedure in the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division, now of infrequent occurrence. It was more freely used in the old Admiralty and Divorce courts before the Judicature Acts. (See PLEADING.)
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