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n.1.(Law) "Allowed." The word allocatur expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.
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Allocaturs, filing of bills in Chancery, decrees of sale, are legal chain-shot or bomb-shells that can never hit a solitary mark, but must fall with widespread shattering.
Before costs may be recovered they are to be taxed by the taxing master who issues an allocatur for the allowed costs.
Cappy, who chaired the committee to study the Court's allocatur procedures, and Senior Justice Frank J.
Members of the committee studying allocatur procedures were:
To that end, and with a more formalized and methodical direction in mind, Justice Cappy's Allocatur Study Committee formulated suggestions, including implementation of written TOPs, for procedural and organizational change.