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.
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The resulting court order, known as a writ of ne exeat republica (writ), commands the U.
The district courts are authorized to issue writs of ne exeat republica and other orders, as well as to render judgments and decrees necessary or appropriate to enforce U.
A Customs Order, or a Prevent Departure Order, is similar to writ of ne exeat republica, but is a creature of the executive branch rather than the judicial branch.