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Legal Definition
Civil law. The right which a surety has to cause the property of the principal debtor to be applied in satisfaction of the obligation in the first instance. See Civil Code of Lo. art. 3014 to 3020, and Discussion.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In the civil law. The right which a surety has to cause the property of the principni debtor to be applied in satisfaction of the obligation in the first instance. Civ. Code La. arts. 3014-3020. In Scotch law. That whereby the antecedent heir, such as the heir of line in a pursuit against the heir of tailzie, etc., must be first pursued to fulfill the defunct's deeds and pay his debts. This banefit is likewise competent in many cases to cautioners.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
(Roman Law) The right of a surety to have his principals property first subjected to the payment of the obligation.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary