mittimus


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mittimus

(ˈmɪtɪməs)
n, pl -muses
(Law) law a warrant of commitment to prison or a command to a jailer directing him to hold someone in prison
[C15: from Latin: we send, the first word of such a command]
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So that he was about to make her mittimus to Bridewell when I departed."
Jail Chief Inspector Editha Roallo Balansay wrote a letter to Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Edgardo Caldona informing him that the BJMP already complied with the mittimus issued on December 27, 2018 regarding Napoles' jail transfer.
This prompted De la Cruz to reiterate that the mittimus must be enforced "immediately" by the BJMP.