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warrant of execution


Definitions of warrant of execution

a court order that allows court officials to take goods from a debtor in order to pay his or her debts

The warrant of execution cannot be enforced if the debtor owns no goods.

a method of enforcing judgments

Any request for a warrant of execution is to be completed and signed by the claimant or his solicitor and sent to the court with the appropriate fee.

an official document stating that a person must be executed (=killed, especially as a punishment)

The judge issued a warrant of execution.