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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Judgment Debtor

In English law, a person against whom a judgment ordering him to pay a sum of money has been obtained and remains unsatisfied. Such a person may be examined as to whether any and what debts are owing to him, and if the judgment debt is of the necessary amount he may be made bankrupt if he fails to comply with a bankruptcy notice served on him by the judgment creditors, or he may be committed to prison or have a receiving order made against him in a judgment summons under the Debtors Act 1869.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Judgment Debtor'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/j/judgment-debtor.html. 1910.

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