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declarator

(dɪˈklærətə)
n
(Law) Scots law an action seeking to have some right, status, etc, judicially ascertained
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O'Neill said: "What we are seeking from this court is a declarator that the order made was unlawful and unconstitutional.
The petitioners are asking for a "declarator" that the Prime Minister cannot legally advise the Queen to suspend parliament in the run up to the Brexit deadline of 31 October.
The action will be brought before the Court of Session - which sits through August - and seeks a "declarator" that the Prime Minister cannot lawfully advise the Queen to suspend Parliament.
An unmarried pregnant woman who wished to terminate her pregnancy by abortion sought declarator)' judgment that the Texas criminal abortion statutes were unconstitutional.
(71) The declarator was available in both public and private litigation, but it proved especially useful in connection with actions to contest government authority.
(29.) See Defendants' Answer, Affirmative Defenses and Counterclaims to Plaintiffs' Complaint for Declarator)' Judgment of Patent Invalidity and Noninfringement at 6-13, Fresenius USA, Inc.
Characterization of a novel Negevirus and a novel Bunyavirus isolated from Culex (Culex) declarator mosquitoes in Trinidad.
The action seeking declarator and return of the treasure to the Crown was raised in the Outer House by Her Majesty's Advocate.
Lady Rosehill then left to stay with a cousin (her father Alexander Cameron of Dungallon had died fighting at Quebec), while Lord Rosehill "went abroad." These details come from a process of Declarator of Marriage filed against David Carnegie by Christian Cameron, asserting her status as wife, in 1769.