FAILURE OF RECORD
\fˈe͡ɪli͡əɹ ɒv ɹˈɛkɔːd], \fˈeɪliəɹ ɒv ɹˈɛkɔːd], \f_ˈeɪ_l_iə_ɹ ɒ_v ɹ_ˈɛ_k_ɔː_d]\
Definitions of FAILURE OF RECORD
Sort: Oldest first
The neglect to produce the record after having pleaded it. When a defendant pleads a matter, and offers to prove it by the record, and then pleads nul tiel record, a day is given to the defendant to bring in the record if he fails. to do so, he is said to fail, and there being a failure of record, the plaintiff is entitled to judgment. Termes de lay Ley. See the form of entering it; 1 Saund. 92, n. 3.
By John Bouvier