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ACT OF SEDERUNT

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 577 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACT OF SEDERUNT, in Scots law, an ordinance for regulating the forms of judicial procedure before the Court of Session, passed by the judges under authority of a power originally conferred by an act of the Scottish parliament, 1540, c. 93. A quorum of nine judges is required to pass an act of Sederunt.
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