EDICTAL CITATION

EDICTAL CITATION

edictal citation. Scots & Roman Dutch law. A form of summons to appear in court, treated as having been served by public proclamation when personal service is impossible (as when a defendant is out of Scotland or cannot be found). ¡ª Also termed edictal intimation. See substituted service under SERVICE.
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