Ne exeat

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Ne` ex´e`at


1.(Law) A writ to restrain a person from leaving the country, or the jurisdiction of the court. The writ was originally applicable to purposes of state, but is now an ordinary process of courts of equity, resorted to for the purpose of obtaining bail, or security to abide a decree.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'And then he thought because of the ne exeat republica that is placed on him by the court not to leave the country, he thought that was what was transferring on his wife and the children,' Budy says.
The resulting court order, known as a writ of ne exeat republica (writ), commands the U.S.
government can obtain a writ of ne exeat republica, which is a court order directing a person not to leave a particular jurisdiction in order to compel him to pay taxes [see U.S.